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CHEFS ON TV
Famed innovative television comic, Ernie Kovacs (1919-1962) first TV appearance was as the chef in a live, unrehearsed cooking show.
The show was called ‘Deadline for Dinner’, and aired on Philadelphia’s WPTZ (NBC).
(Thanks to Peter Emery at Food TV for this info)
Marcel Boulestin became the first television cook when he presented the first of the ‘Cook’s Night Out’ programmes on the BBC on January 21, 1937.