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Food Network Star Ted Allen on Coming Out and Dining Out For Life

04/29/2015 08:46 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

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A screenshot from the official TedAllen.net website.

In this episode of Nicholas Snow Live, I welcome Food Network star and original Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cast member, Ted Allen, spokesperson for Dining Out For Life, Emmy Award-winner and host of the primetime series Chopped on The Food Network. He was a judge on the first four seasons of Bravo's Top Chef and Food Network's Iron Chef America. He was also the food and wine specialist on the groundbreaking Bravo series Queer Eye, which had a 99-episode run. He is author of The Food You Want to Eat: 100 Smart, Simple Recipes (Clarkson-Potter), a cookbook that features easy, all-natural recipes.

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Dining Out For Life takes place throughout the year, but it most cities in 2015, on April 30. 60 HIV/AIDS service organizations 3,000 restaurants donating a percentage of sales 300,000 dining out for breakfast, lunch and dinner $4 million a year for outstanding HIV/AIDS organizations in the US and Canada! As organizers say:

Grab your family and friends (classmates, co-workers, yoga instructor, etc.) and make plans to dine out for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner at a participating restaurant in a city near you.

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Above, the original and longer version of the opening theme from the "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" television series that aired on Bravo. Starring Kyan Douglas, Grooming. Ted Allen, Food and Wine. Jai Rodriguez, Culture. Thom Felicia, Interior Design. And Carson Kressley, Fashion.

And here's an interesting video of Ted Allen:

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