Ted Allen worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 2007, he hosted a six-part PBS documentary, "Uncorked: Wine Made Simple." In 1997, he joined "Esquire" magazine as a contributing editor, where he contributed to the food series and co-authored the magazine's popular "Things a Man Should Know" series. He left grad school to take a job as a copy editor at the Lafayette, Indiana Journal and Courier. Allen worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including"Barbara Walters Presents The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2003" (ABC, 2003-04), "Good Morning, Miami" (NBC, 2002-04) and "TV Revolution" (Bravo, 2003-04). He also contributed to "Totally Gayer" (VH1, 2003-04) and "What's That Sound: The Making of the Queer Eye Music Video" (Bravo, 2003-04). In the early 2000s, Allen devoted his time to various credits, such as "Food Network Star" (Food Network, 2004-2015), "Top Chef" (Bravo, 2005-) and "Top Chef: 4-Star All-Stars" (Bravo, 2006-07). He also worked on "Chopped" (Food Network, 2008-2015). Allen continued to exercise his talent in the early 2000s and the 2010s, taking on a mix of projects like "Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving" (Food Network, 2008-2010), "The Best Thing I Ever Ate" (Food Network, 2008-09) and "Good Eats 10th Anniversary" (Food Network, 2009-2010). His credits also expanded to "All-Star Academy" (Food Network, 2014-15). Allen most recently worked on "Chopped Junior" (Food Network, 2015-).