13 Facts About Andrew Zimmern

1. In November 2018, Andrew Zimmern opened a Chinese restaurant, Lucky Cricket, in St Louis Park, Minnesota.

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2. Andrew Zimmern was born in 1961 to Robert and Caren Andrew Zimmern and raised in New York City in a Jewish family.

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3. Andrew Zimmern began his formal culinary training at the age of 14.

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4. Andrew Zimmern worked at several fine dining restaurants in New York as either executive chef or general manager.

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5. In 1992, Andrew Zimmern moved to Minnesota, where he checked into the Hazelden Treatment Center for drug and alcohol addiction treatment, where he now volunteers.

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6. Andrew Zimmern is a contributing editor and award-winning monthly columnist at Mpls.

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7. Andrew Zimmern is the international spokesman for Travel Leaders and Elite Destination Homes.

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8. Andrew Zimmern was the food features reporter for Fox TV station KMSP-TV and was a featured contributor on both HGTV's Rebecca's Garden and Tip-ical Mary Ellen, where he handled on-air food duties for both shows.

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9. Andrew Zimmern starred in the Cooking Club of America's instructional video series.

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10. Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern premiered on the Travel Channel with a pilot episode on November 1, 2006.

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11. Andrew Zimmern guest-starred in a 2007 episode of No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain in New York City; Bourdain did the same on Bizarre Foods.

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12. In May 2010, Andrew Zimmern won the James Beard Award for Outstanding TV Food Personality.

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13. Andrew Zimmern won another James Beard Award in 2012, a third in 2013, and a fourth in 2017.

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