Andrew Friedman

Andrew Friedman is the author of Chefs, Drugs, and Rock & Roll: How Food LoversFree Spirits, Misfits, and Wanderers Created a New American Profession (Ecco, 2018), and of Knives at Dawn: America’s Quest for Culinary Glory at the Bocuse d’Or, the World’s Most Prestigious Cooking Competition (Free Press, 2009). He also co-edited the popular anthology Don’t Try This at Home, and has collaborated on more than 25 cookbooks, memoirs, and other projects with some of America’s finest and most well-known chefs, from legends like Alfred Portale to today’s tastemakers, such as Bill Telepan and Michael White. He hosts the popular Heritage Radio Network podcast Andrew Talks to Chefs and blogs about the industry on his Toqueland site. He lives in New York.