Alton Brown





Alton Brown

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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...more


Average rating: 4.23 · 22,259 ratings · 608 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
I'm Just Here for the Food:...
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 11,518 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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I'm Just Here for More Food...
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 3,259 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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Good Eats: Volume 1, The Ea...
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 3,126 ratings — published 2009
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Alton Brown's Gear for Your...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,649 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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Good Eats: The Middle Years
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 1,275 ratings — published 2010
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Good Eats 3: The Later Years
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 677 ratings — published 2011
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Feasting on Asphalt: The Ri...
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4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 605 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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I'm Just Here for the Food:...
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2003
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Good Eats Boxed Set
4.82 of 5 stars 4.82 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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I'm Just Here for More Food...
4.74 of 5 stars 4.74 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2006
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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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