Tyler debuted in television in 1996 with guest appearances on the Food Network.
Tyler has a line of cookware called "Real Kitchen Cookware."
His first job was in the kitchen of a hometown restaurant, washing dishes.
Tyler graduated in 1991 with honors from the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson & Wales University in South Carolina.
His height is 6'.
Tyler: Cooks always seemed to be the most interesting people in the restaurant. The chef had a Harley-Davidson and all these women would come see him every night. I thought it was the coolest job in the world, so I thought: "That's the onlything I want to do with my life."