Friday, May 20, 2011

7th most successful American chef, Guy Fieri

By consulting various websites and databases, researchers at The Daily Meal considered net worth and salary estimates of American chef's personal income for 2010. They compiled their list of the 25 most successful chefs, listing Wofgang Puck at #1, Paula Deen at #5 and Guy Fieri at #7.

They write
The winner of Season Two of The Next Food Network Star is a powerhouse, a celebrity whose “krew” calls him ‘The Guid” (as in "guido"). The host of Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and NBC’s Minute to Win It has five restaurants, two New York Times bestsellers, estimated book sales of an estimated $1.5 million, lines of apparel and products, a hectic schedule of lucrative public appearances, bodyguards who flank him at public appearances, and a hairstyle as distinctive in its own way as Donald Trump's.

Read the full article. shares Guy Fieri tips for budget entertaining on Memorial Day Weekend. wrote a very nice interview and article about the upcoming Guy Fieri Food Road Show in Ohio.

"Man, it's crazy," he said via telephone from Cherokee, N.C., one of the tour stops. "We'll jam some tunes, make some cocktails, cook some food and tell some stories. It's a lot like my kitchen at home."

Read the full article.

As for the on-going litigation between Diners, Drive-ins and Dives production company, Page Productions, and The Food Network, Irika Slavin, Vice President Communications & Public Relations, wrote to us: "Food Network will not comment on the specifics of any active litigation. We look forward to continuing to work with Guy Fieri to produce future original episodes of his popular show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."

We expect to hear more on the matter in due course.

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rwb said...

Just read the status of DDD... certainly disappointing. I am sure there are two sides to every story... I hope Guy remembers we enjoy his show... but it is people that makes him the success that he is.

Dora said...

I think (hope?) he know that, rwb. Thx for the comment. :)