Celebrity Chefs Don’t Just Cook

Some celebrity chefs stick with their cookbooks and TV shows, some just accommodate their name and some go the abounding avenue of in fact bearing a band of products. But like abounding sports abstracts who in fact accomplish far added money from their endorsements than from their sport, abounding cooks assume to accept hit pay clay with their own claimed band of gadgets, affable accoutrement and condiment lines. The account is acutely endless, but actuality is who acme the hit parade:

Michael Chiarello – this Italian foods chef seems blessed with his ancestors vineyard, award-winning Napa restaurant and cookbooks, all of which accumulate him busy.

Guy Fieri – agrarian and active restaurant buyer and Aliment Network star, he hawks a simple band of kitchen gadgets, cutlery and T-shirts on his website.

Rachael Ray – bigger accepted for her chirpy, giggly personality than her cooking, she showcases a band of kitchen gadgets, cookware and bakeware, which is acrid aback she’s the aboriginal to acquaint you she doesn’t bake.

George Foreman – agreeable ex-boxer who followed Ron Popeil’s advance and hawks his own abundantly acknowledged adverse top grills.

Martha Stewart – a mega industry in and of herself, with videos, cookbooks, linens,and even her own magazine.

Giada de Laurentis – afterward Martha Stewart’s lead, she is a actual association with her own cookware, gadgets, cookbooks and has afresh ventured into the restaurant business.

Paula Deen – Southern baker sells an all-encompassing band of gadgets, cookware and accoutrement additional broiled goods, and of advance her acclaimed Savannah restaurant (strangely missing from her band is a ample adulate dish).

Bobby Flay – prefers the avenue of cookbooks and eateries but does advertise a simple band of abatement assay accessory including (no abruptness here) stainless animate BBQ booze pots with a congenital silicone brush.

Ina Garten – focuses on cookbooks (and bedmate Jeffrey) but could absolutely accumulation from a king-sized alkali shaker.

Gordon Ramsay - so abundantly active with his TV shows, cookbooks and restaurants, he does endorse a simple tasteful band of ceramics for British ceramics behemothic Royal Doulton, forth with cutlery.

Jamie Oliver – quiet, discreet Brit who sells an all-encompassing band of kitchen gadgets.

Nigella Lawson – accepted British aliment biographer and affable hostess has her own band of dishware, affable supplies, and utensils.

Emeril Lagasse - admired New Orleans-style chef, accepted affable appearance host and restaurant owner, he offers an all-encompassing band of sauces and seasonings as able-bodied as top superior cutlery.

Paul Prudhomme – top New Orleans chef who about invented Creole and Cajun cooking, understandably fabricated his mark not alone as a acknowledged chef and restaurateur but created an all-embracing band of spices and marinades.

Wolfgang Puck – does it all, with restaurants, aliment articles and cookware (his band of arctic foods austere a few years–can’t win ‘em all).

Thomas Keller – world-class chef and restaurateur, he sells a cher set of cookware through Williams Sonoma alleged TK (clearly not for those on a budget).

Paul Bocuse – French chef advised the “Father of Culinary Art” runs the area with cookware, restaurants, aliment articles and even a bifold oven affable ambit for austere and able chefs alone (or those who can allow to pretend they are).

Jack LaLanne - America’s a lot of accustomed aboriginal TV exercise guru, he revolutionized the juicing industry and still has his name on a top band of juicers.

And no one can calculation out foodie admiral Thomas Jefferson, who absent the baiter by about two centuries with the aboriginal French ice chrism maker, which he apparent in France and brought aback to America in the aboriginal 1800s.

Sadly several of the aloft mentioned professionals are no best with us, but their legacies reside on in their articles lines.

So the big catechism remains: do these chefs absolutely architecture and analysis their products, do they artlessly accommodate their name, or are they micro managers of assembly and marketing? No one’s talking. Are the cher ones bigger than the economical ones, or are consumers just paying for a cher name? It’s anybody’s guess. But in this author’s apprehensive opinion, she’d abiding wish to “try afore you buy” and again conceivably just stick with a acceptable old dent knife, a little bend grease and the pots and pans her mother used.

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