Ted Allen

Editor, Restaurant critic, Actor
Born: 05/19/1965 in Columbus, Ohio, USA

Filmography

Actor (28)

All-Star Academy 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

Best. Ever. 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

Chopped 2008 - 2015 (TV Show)

Host

America's Best Cook 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Queer Eye Reunion: 10 Years Later 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Actor

Food Network Star 2009, 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Best Thing I Ever Ate 2009 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Good Eats 10th Anniversary 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Super Chef Battle: An Iron Chef America Event 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Dear Food Network: Thanksgiving 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Food Detectives 2007 - 2009 (TV Show)

Host

Queer Eye for the Straight Guy 2002 - 2006, 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Best Thing I Ever Ate 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Top Chef 2002 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

From G's to Gents 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Iron Chef America 2005 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Las Vegas 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

Top Chef Holiday Special 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Top Chef: Watch What Happens Reunion 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Top Chef: 4-Star All-Stars 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2004 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

TV Revolution 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Totally Gayer 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Good Morning, Miami 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Colonel Effingham's Raid (Movie)

(Actor)

The Mandarin Mystery (Movie)

(Actor)
Writer (2)

The Great Rupert (Movie)

(Screen Story)

The Great Rupert (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Relationships

Barry Rice Production

Domestic Partner
met when they worked together at Lerner Newspapers co-wrote the bi-weekly review "The Famished Four"

EDUCATION

Purdue University

West Lafayette , Indiana 1987

Purdue University

West Lafayette , Indiana
enrolled in Purdue's Krannert Graduate School of Management, but left to accept a job as a copy editor

New York University

New York , New York
graduated from the Science and Environmental Reporting Program

Milestones

2007

Hosted a six-part PBS documentary, "Uncorked: Wine Made Simple"

2006

Was a frequent guest judge on Bravo's reality program "Top Chef"; became a regular judge in Season 3 (2007)

2004

Became a frequent guest judge on Food Network's "Iron Chef America"

2003

Appeared as the food and wine connoisseur on the Bravo reality series, "Queer Eye" (originally "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy")

1997

Joined Esquire magazine as a contributing editor; contributed to the food series, and co-authored the magazine's popular "Things a Man Should Know" series

Left grad school to take a job as a copy editor at the Lafayette, Indiana Journal and Courier

Worked as a reporter for Lerner Newspapers; co-wrote the bi-weekly review "The Famished Four"

Senior editor and restaurant critic with Chicago magazine

Bonus Trivia

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Website: www.tedallen.net/

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Ted serves as the spokesman for Robert Mondavi Private Selection wines. He shares his experience and advice about food, wine and entertaining on www.Discover-Wine.com.

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