ABOUT ANDREW ZIMMERN

Andrew Zimmern is an Emmy and four-time James Beard Award winning TV personality, chef, writer, teacher and social justice advocate. In February 2020, Andrew returned to television with What’s Eating America, which premiered on MSNBC, and in 2021, he will premiere Family Dinner on Chip & Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network. Both shows were created by Intuitive Content, the full-service television and digital production company that Andrew heads as both founder and CEO. As the creator, Executive Producer and Host of Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods franchise, Andrew Zimmern’sDriven by Food and Emmy Award winning The Zimmern List, he has devoted his life to exploring and promoting cultural acceptance, tolerance and understanding through food. Andrew is also the founder and CEO of Passport Hospitality, a restaurant and food service development company. He is passionate about his philanthropic endeavors and sits on the board of directors of Services for the UnderServed, Project Explorer/EXPLR, and Soigne Hospitality. He serves on City Harvest’s Food Council and is the International Rescue Committee’s Voice for Nutrition. Andrew is a founding member of the Independent Restaurant Coalition, fighting to save restaurants affected by Covid-19. He resides in Minneapolis. 

Andrew Zimmern On Television

Family Dinner with Andrew Zimmern

On his upcoming series for the new Magnolia Network, Andrew Zimmern visits families across the country to experience one of the most cherished traditions—family dinner. Here he talks about the life-changing moments that led him to take this journey.

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Andrew Zimmern in the kitchen

Banana Pudding with Swiss Meringue

Banana pudding is one of my all time favorite desserts. It helps that this crowd pleaser is super easy to put together and can be made in advance. Top it with meringue for a dramatic presentation, or keep it simple with a dollop of whipped cream.

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ABOUT PASSPORT HOSPITALITY

Founded in 2015, Passport Hospitality is a restaurant and food retail development company that creates culinary concepts inspired by Andrew’s travels and provides consulting services to restaurants and retail projects. The company provides project consulting and full-service restaurant development, managing everything from design and construction to the menu and operating team. Always pushing the envelope, Passport is a pioneer in the hospitality industry, passionate about bringing innovation and adventure to the table.

  • Andrew Zimmern’s Canteen is a quick service concept licensed at U.S. Bank Stadium and Target Field in Minneapolis...
  • Andrew recently collaborated with chef Gavin Kaysen to create KZ ProVisioning, a unique catering company for professional athletes...
  • Andrew has partnered with Robert Montwaid to develop an experiential food hall concept in the Dayton’s Building in Minneapolis...
  • Andrew partnered with Robert Montwaid to curate an experiential food hall in Atlanta's Chattahoochee Food Works...
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ABOUT INTUITIVE CONTENT

In 2014, Andrew introduced Intuitive Content, a full-service production company that develops and produces original television and broadcast specials. Intuitive Content works with a diverse group of networks including MSNBC, Magnolia, Hulu, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Reelz, Discovery Science and Food Network, as well as companies like Whirlpool, Marriott, Caribou Coffee and AquaChile to create brand-driven series and digital content. Intuitive Content’s first series, Andrew Zimmern’s Driven by Food, premiered on Travel Channel in August 2016. Their second series, The Zimmern List, won a gold Telly award in 2020 as well as a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Travel and Adventure Program. Other IC series include Big Food Truck TipCrash Test World and How to Survive a Murder. In 2020, IC premiered What’s Eating America, a series for MSNBC exploring the civic stories of our time through the lens of food. In March of 2021 Family Dinner premiers on the Magnolia Network, following Andrew as he discovers how the cultural, regional, and historical facets of who we are inform what and how we eat.

  • Andrew visits families across America to explore how the cultural, regional and historical facets of who we are inform what and how we eat...
  • Andrew explores the most provocative political issues impacting Americans today through the lens of food...
  • Andrew reveals his personal list of favorite foods, places and experiences that should be on everyone's travel itinerary...
  • Zoë François bakes and cooks her favorite recipes, from easy main dishes to delicious desserts, with a little help from her friends and family...