Adam Gertler

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Adam Gertler
Born 1977/1978 (age 37–38)[1]

Adam Gertler is an American chef, television personality and occasional actor.[2] He was the runner-up on season four of The Next Food Network Star and is a host of FX Movie Download.

In 2009, he hosted Food Network's primetime series Will Work for Food, where he gave viewers behind-the-scenes access to countless food-related jobs as he learned how to do everything from ice sculpting and truffle foraging to competitive eating and cranberry harvesting.

On July 12, 2010 his new show, Kid in a Candy Store, premiered for The Food Network, featuring Gerlter traveling throughout the United States for more behind-the-scenes explorations, this time focusing on desserts. The show previewed on July 11, 2010 after a new episode of The Next Food Network Star.

Gertler grew up in Commack, New York and in 1999 graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in acting. He served as executive chef for The Smoked Joint, a restaurant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until that restaurant closed. He now lives in California.


  1. ^ Rys, Richard (March 24, 2009). "Exit Interview: Adam Gertler - Articles". Philadelphia. Retrieved June 4, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Adam Gertler : Chefs : Food Network". Archived from the original on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-05. 

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