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Twenty-five years ago, Andrew Zimmern was at rock bottom. "I was a homeless street junkie stealing purses off park benches to survive—and I wanted to die," Zimmern said.
Specs Age 54 Claim to fame Chef and restaurateur; ambassador for the EAT (RED) campaign; co-host of ABC's The Chew (weekdays at1 p.m.) Base New York
With 11 restaurants in three countries, a trio of cookbooks and multiple TV appearances, Marcus Samuelsson—the celebrity chef whose grandmother started him cooking at the age of 6—has lots of memorable experiences in the kitchen.
In a nod to our insatiable culinary fixation, Food & Wine magazine is strengthening its ties to celebrity chefs.