Alton Brown





Alton Brown


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in L.A., The United States
July 30, 1962

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Alton Brown is an American food personality, cinematographer, author, and actor. He is the creator and host of the Food Network television show Good Eats, the miniseries Feasting on Asphalt and the main commentator on Iron Chef America.
Brown received a degree in drama from the University of Georgia. He first worked in cinematography and film production, and was the director of photography on the music video for R.E.M.'s "The One I Love". He also worked as a steadicam operator on the Spike Lee film School Daze.

At some point, he noticed that he was very dissatisfied with the quality of cooking shows then airing on American television, so he set out to produce his own show. Not possessing the requisite knowledge, he enrolled in the New England
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Average rating: 4.25 · 31,900 ratings · 755 reviews · 14 distinct works · Similar authors
I'm Just Here for the Food:...

4.20 avg rating — 15,938 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Good Eats: The Early Years

4.36 avg rating — 4,433 ratings — published 2009
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I'm Just Here for More Food...

4.27 avg rating — 4,370 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Good Eats: The Middle Years

4.44 avg rating — 2,013 ratings — published 2010
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Alton Brown's Gear for Your...

4.14 avg rating — 2,142 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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Good Eats: The Later Years

4.49 avg rating — 1,062 ratings — published 2011
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Feasting on Asphalt: The Ri...

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4.04 avg rating — 785 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Alton Brown: EVERYDAYCOOK: ...

4.25 avg rating — 721 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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I'm Just Here for the Food:...

4.05 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 2003
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Good Eats Boxed Set

4.74 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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“We are fat and sick and dying because we have handed a basic, fundamental and intimate function of life over to corporations. We choose to value our nourishment so little that we entrust it to strangers. This is insanity. Feed yourselves. Feed your loved ones. And for God's sake feed your children.”
Alton Brown

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.”
Alton Brown, Feasting on Asphalt: The River Run

“My advice: write down everything you eat. It's amazing what that "self honesty" can do for you. (Do you really want to have to confess that doughnut? I thought not.) ”
Alton Brown

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