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Steven Lim        

Executive Producer at BuzzFeed; Creator & Host of "Worth It"

Steven Lim is an executive producer who joined BuzzFeed Motion Pictures in 2015. He is the creator and host of Worth It, BuzzFeed’s flagship food show that tries three foods at three drastically different price points.

Worth It received a Streamy Award in 2018 for best online food show. The show's popularity has led to it being described by BuzzFeed as a Zagat guide for millennials, and has created extreme upticks in patronage for some restaurants featured on the show.

After the success of Worth It, BuzzFeed launched a spin-off series, Worth It: Lifestyle, which first aired in January 2017 on BuzzFeedBlue, featuring Lim as host and a variety of BuzzFeed employees as co-hosts. The spin-off has the same premise as the original series, except that the hosts try three different experiences and items as opposed to only food.

Additionally, Steven is the producer & director behind Mom vs. Chef, a cooking competition show currently in development with NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment on bringing the web series to broadcast. Prior to working at BuzzFeed, Steven was a chemical engineer who created videos on his personal YouTube channel in his spare time.

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Millions of people are watching Steven Lim, star of the BuzzFeed show 'Worth It,' eat his way across the globe

Steven Lim acknowledges two major worries in his job: Trying to avoid putting on an extra 20 pounds or so, and trying not to become a total restaurant snob.

Buzzfeed’s ‘Worth It’ star Steven Lim gives talk on experience as Asian American in media

The Taiwanese American Students Club and Pi Alpha Phi fraternity invited Steven Lim, creator and star of Buzzfeed’s “Worth It,” to talk May 6 on campus about his hit food series and his experience as an Asian American in media.

Event Review: A Conversation with Steven Lim

Steven Lim from BuzzFeed’s “Worth It” YouTube series talks with UCSD students about his show, his life, and Asian-American representation in media.

IU to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout April

With events taking place on campuses across the university, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month will offer IU students, faculty and staff the opportunity to celebrate the cultures and histories of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities, as well as recognize the remarkable contributions members of those communities have made to IU.

The Eighth Annual Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner at 6 p.m. April 14 at The Crane Bay in Indianapolis will be an evening of celebration hosted by IUPUI's Asian Student Union with guest speaker Steven Lim, creator and host of Buzzfeed's "Worth It."

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