Claire Robinson

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Claire Robinson
Claire robinson 2010.jpg
Born Jacksonville, Florida, US[1]
Education The French Culinary Institute University of Memphis
Culinary career
Cooking style Southern and French Food

Claire Robinson is a television host, author and cook.[1] She graduated from the French Culinary Institute in 2005 and was a television host of the Food Network series 5 Ingredient Fix.[2] On April 4, 2010, she debuted as the new host of Food Network Challenge replacing Keegan Gerhard who hosted the program from 2005 to 2010. She is currently co-host with Richard Corrigan of Chef Race: UK vs. US on BBC America.

Personal life[edit]

Robinson was born in Jacksonville, Florida. As a child her family moved frequently but eventually settled in Memphis, Tennessee. Robinson graduated from The University of Memphis with a degree in communications.[1]

In 2004, she moved to New York City and attended the French Culinary Institute; she graduated in November 2005. Along with being a private cook, she spent time working on culinary production teams for several cooking series, including Food Network’s Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello and PBS's Everyday Baking for Everyday Food.


  1. ^ a b c d "Claire Robinson Bio". Food Network. Retrieved 2009-09-13. 
  2. ^ Salkin, Allen (April 17, 2009). "He's the Man Who Sets the Table". The New York Times. 

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