Dave Lieberman

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Host on Good Deal with Dave Lieberman

Born:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • Biography
  • Dave Lieberman is the host of Good Deal with Dave Lieberman on the Food Network. He is also the host of the web exclusive Food Network program, Eat This with Dave Lieberman. The host began his career in the kitchen at an early age of 4, where he began mixing different ingredients together. He had the guidance of his lawyer turned stay at home dad, Dale. While his father was at home with Dave and his younger brother Dan it allowed his mother Jane to work full time as a physician.

    As a teenager, Dave work in several different resturants in the Philadelphia area where he grew up. When the decision came to college he decided against culinary school. His parents wanted him to receive a good degree, and he shuddered at the idea of becoming a resturant chef.

    He chose Yale University and studied political science. Dave began a campus catering business. While attending Yale he began a local access program with friends called, Campus Cuisine. Yale and the city of New Haven provided some funding for the show because it featured local businesses and agriculture. Dave says the purpose of the show was to educate students on selecting affordable and good ingredients and simple receipies.

    The show caught the attention of journalist, Amanda Hesser of The New York Times. She featured a front page article on Dave's cooking in the Dining In section of the newspaper.
    After graduating in 2003, he moved to New York City to begin on his book and work as a private chef. The article in the New York Times was a spring board for his career with the Food Network. He has been called the network's hot new star.moreless

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (16)

    • Dave: I think social situations are the best reason to get in the kitchen.

    • Dave: I know it's a big world, and there's only so much I can do, but if I can get a few people excited about good food, that'll be very rewarding.

    • Dave: Dinner for two is one of the most romantic things you can do for a woman.

    • Dave: Amazing gourmet food is within everyone's reach -- even my friends and I, who are on a tight budget.

    • Dave: A little goes a long way. Anything that's going to give you a lot of flavor with a little amount is something worth spending money on.

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    Trivia (22)

    • Dave has family in Philidelphia and visits them often.

    • Dave was born sometime in 1980.

    • Dave has been nicknamed "America's Naked Chef".

    • Dave got the idea for his college show, Campus Cuisine, when on Spring Break in Florida, and his friends jokingly said he should have his own Food Network show.

    • Dave studied the culinary specialties of Spain, Germany, and France while in Europe.

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