Andrew Zimmer is an American cooking expert, chef, restaurateur, television personality, radio personality, director, producer, entrepreneur, food critic, journalist, teacher and author. He began his training at the age of 14. In 1992 Zimmern moved to Minnesota, where he joined the Hazelden Treatment Center for the treatment of drug and alcohol addiction, where he now volunteers.
In November 2018, Zimmern opened a Chinese restaurant called ‘Lucky Cricket’, for which he also worked as head chef, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
ANDREW ZIMMER AGE
Andrew was born on July 4, 1961 in New York City, New York, United States. He is 58 in 2019.
ANDREW ZIMMER FAMILY / ANDREW ZIMMER’S WIFE AND SON
Zimmern is a married man. the chef is married to Rishia Haas Zimmern whom he met while attending a food college in Minnesota. Rishia was the warehouse keeper of the school kitchen when Andrew met her, soon after, they began to interact with each other and became passionate about spending time together.
Their love was further nurtured for a year as they dated despite the huge age difference between them. On December 16, 2002, they were married in Minneapolis St Paul in a ceremony attended by their family and close friends. Many of their family members missed their nuptials, but they still honored a large homecoming party that was held the following year.
Their marriage has since been blessed with a son; a son born three years after their marriage. Noah Zimmern is his name and his birth further made their union happy. The family of three currently lives in Minnesota.
ANDREW ZIMMER NET WORTH
He has an estimated net worth of $ 8 million.
BIZARRE FOOD WITH ANDREW ZIMMERN
This is a TV show hosted by Zimmern on the Travel Channel in the United States. Bizarre Foods focuses on regional cuisine from around the world which is generally perceived as disgusting, exotic or quirky. Originally a one-hour documentary entitled Bizarre Foods of Asia, the repeated screenings on the Travel Channel have attracted a consistent and sizable audience. He later decided to turn this documentary into a one-hour show with the same premise and him as the host. In 2009, he took a hiatus from Bizarre Foods to work on a season of the spin-off Bizarre World.
ANDREW ZIMMER SHOWS / ANDREW ZIMMER TV SHOWS
The Zimmer List (program TV)
- Orlando – 2019
- Cleveland – 2019
- Louisville, Ky – 2019
Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (Serie TV)
- Amsterdam – 2019
- Montevideo – 2018
Bizarre Foods (Serie TV)
- The Farming Revolution – 2018
Big Food Truck Tip (programma televisivo)
- Turn on the heat in Charleston – 2018
- Food trucks start circulating in SLC – 2018
- Eat on the beach – 2018
Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern (TV Show)
- North Carolina’s Moonshine Highway – 2018
- Zimmer Wish List (TV Show)
- Twin cities – 2016
- New York City – 2016
Driven by Food (TV show) by Andrew Zimmern
- Berlin – 2016
- London – 2016
- Chicago – 2016
Bizarre Foods America (serie TV)
- Bizarre Foods America – 2015
EPISODES OF WEIRD FOOD DELICIOUS DESTINATIONS
Season 8, episode 1
Dig into the culinary treasures of Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo. Explore this meaty mecca by highlighting their slow-cooked Asado meats, a thinly sliced steak sandwich called …
Season 8, episode 2
It introduces the tropical and fast-paced coastal cuisine of Guayaquil, Ecuador. Lively flavors and local ingredients define Guayaquil’s gastronomy, and he tries everything from red …
Season 8, Episode 3
Explore the landscape and cuisine of the island of Bermuda, a 21 square mile British territory with a Caribbean soul. Find typical dishes ranging from fish soup to jerk …
Season 8, episode 5
Explore legendary locations and diverse culinary treasures in Hollywood, California. Highlight classic steaks and martinis, Thai steamed whole fish, Armenian flatbread …
Season 8, episode 6
Dive into laid-back restaurants in Santa Monica, California. With miles of coastline, Santa Monica is home to Spicy Chowder, Chinese Chicken Salad, Tsukemen, and many more …
We’ve never seen Andrew Zimmern wearing glasses, but we’re somehow digging up these Eyebobs (which we assume is a new Millennium word for ‘glasses’ that young people are tweeting about vines) that he’s rocking in the photo above.
ANDREW ZIMMER BOOK
- Andrew Zimmern’s bizarre world of food: brains, bugs and blood sausage
- The bizarre truth: how I walked out the door first. . . and I came back shaking my head
- AZ e The Lost City of Ophir: Alliance of World Explorers Volume One
- Andrew Zimmern’s Field Guide to Exceptionally Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Foods: An Intrepid Eater’s Digest