Andrew Zimmern is an Emmy and four-time James Beard Award winning TV personality, chef, writer, teacher, and social justice advocate.
In February 2020, Zimmern returned to television with What's Eating America which premiered on MSNBC and, in 2021, he premiered Family Dinner on Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network. Both shows were created by Intuitive Content, the full-service television and digital production company that Zimmern heads as both founder and CEO. As the creator, executive producer, and host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods franchise, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food, and the Emmy Award-winning The Zimmern List, he has devoted his life to exploring and promoting cultural acceptance, tolerance, and understanding through food. Zimmern is also the founder and CEO of Passport Hospitality, a restaurant and food service development company.
He is passionate about his philanthropic endeavors and sits on the boards of directors of Services for the UnderServed, Project Explorer/EXPLR, and Soigne Hospitality. He serves on City Harvest’s Food Council and is the International Rescue Committee’s Voice for Nutrition. Zimmern is a founding member of the Independent Restaurant Coalition, fighting to save restaurants affected by Covid-19.
Zimmern resides in Minneapolis.