Kelsey Nixon

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Kelsey Nixon
Born 1983/1984 (age 29–30)[1]
North Ogden, Utah
Education

Brigham Young University – BA '07

Le Cordon Bleu – Hollywood
Culinary career

Kelsey Nixon is an American chef who hosts the Cooking Channel series Kelsey’s Essentials,[2] which premiered November 6, 2010. She was one of the final four contestants in the fourth season of the Food Network series Food Network Star.

Personal and professional life[edit]

Kelsey Nixon created her own cooking show, Kelsey’s Kitchen,[3] while she was still in college, eventually hosting and producing 100 episodes over 2 years. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, she earned a professional culinary arts degree at Le Cordon Bleu – Hollywood, and received additional training at the French Culinary Institute.[4] She also interned at Martha Stewart Living and The Food Network series, Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee.[5] Nixon received a 2013 Daytime Emmy nomination in the Outstanding Culinary Host Category.

Nixon married Robby Egan in 2008 and gave birth to their son, Oliver, on June 24, 2012.

Television[edit]

Nixon was voted "fan fav" and finished in fourth place[6] in the fourth season of the Food Network series Food Network Star.[7]

Kelsey's Essentials premiered on November 6, 2010, on the Cooking Channel, a sister network of Food Network.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blatter, Lucy (November 21, 2010). "My Morning Routine: The Cooking Channel's Kelsey Nixon - am New York". amNY. Archived from the original on November 27, 2010. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ Kelsey's Essentials with Kelsey Nixon cookingchanneltv.com, (Accessed November 6, 2010)
  3. ^ Kelsey Nixon buddytv.com, (Accessed November 6, 2010)
  4. ^ Kelsey Nixon cookingchanneltv.com, (Accessed November 6, 2010)
  5. ^ Kelsey's Kitchen kelseyskitchen.com (accessed November 6, 2010)
  6. ^ Kathy Stephenson Utah's Kelsey Nixon Gets Her Own Cooking Show Salt Lake Tribune sltrib.com, (Accessed November 6, 2010)
  7. ^ Kelsey's Kitchen - About KelseysKitchen.com (Accessed November 6, 2010)

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