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Jim Coleman  

Executive Chef and Host of the TV series "Healthy Flavors of America"

Chef Jim Coleman is one of America's only multi-media celebrity chefs, having mastered television, radio and print. He has been dubbed "the spatula-wielding king of all media" by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, a title he continues to hold.

Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Chef Coleman's career has taken him around the world - from the beaches of California to the Great Wall of China. He currently lives in Moorestown, NJ with his wife and two children.

A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Coleman has held the position of Executive Chef at numerous luxury establishments, including The Great Wall Hotel in Beijing, China and the five-diamond Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia. He is currently the Executive Chef at Normandy Farm and Coleman Restaurant in Blue Bell, PA.

When he's not in the kitchen, Chef Coleman is in front of a microphone. In 1996, Chef Coleman hosted his first television series, "Flavors of Philadelphia", which ran for two seasons on Philadelphia's public television. Chef Coleman's longest-running series, "Flavors of America" runs weekly on TV-12 and daily on CN8, the Comcast Network. In 2006, Chef Coleman's newest TV cooking series, "Healthy Flavors", debuted nationally to millions of health conscious consumers. "Healthy Flavors" shows the home-cook how to eat more healthfully without sacrificing flavor. The series is aligned with the American Dietetic Association (ADA) and provides commentary and dietary information with the help of registered dietitians.

The show features conversations with nationally recognized chefs, authors and food personalities on a variety of food and beverage issues. In February 2000, "A Chef's Table" began broadcasting throughout the country over National Public Radio. In 1996, Coleman hosted his first television series, Flavors of Philadelphia, which ran for two seasons on Philadelphia's public television. In 1998, Flavors of America hit the national public television with Coleman as host and co-executive producer. Flavors now airs in 40 million homes across the country.

Coleman has published two cookbooks: Flavors of America, published in 1998 as the companion to the television show, and The Rittenhouse Cookbook: A Year of Seasonal Heart-Healthy Recipes, published by Ten Speed Press in 1997. Also a successful entrepreneur, Coleman has his own line of gourmet mustards and ketchups, called The Chef's Table, which are distributed across the country. He is also a partner and star of Gourmet Video Company, which produces a series of cooking video tapes.


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