Food & History: October 26 1734 Thomas Henry born, an apothecary in England, who was the first to artificially carbonate water. 1854 C.W. Post born, founder of what later became General Foods. 1918 Cesar Ritz dies in Switzerland, his last name is world renowned for luxury hotels. 2007 One of the earliest TV celebrity chefs, […]
Food & History: October 12 1492 Explorer Christopher Columbus arrives in the Bahamas. 1810 The first Oktoberfest is celebrated in Munich. 1923 Jean Nidetch born, founder of ‘Weight Watchers’, offering dieting products and services. 1950 Japanese actor Takeshi Kaga born. He is best known as the host of the immensely successful TV show, ‘Iron Chef.’
Food & History: August 22 1970 Giada De Laurentiis born in Italy, a chef, cookbook author and television personality.
Food & History: July 30 1962 American chef, author and television host Alton Brown born.