Bobby Flay, a New York Times bestselling author, is the chef–owner of six fine dining restaurants, including Mesa Grill, Bar Americain, Bobby Flay Steak and an expanding roster of Bobby's Burger Palaces. Bobby shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for food through his cookbooks and cooking programs. His eleventh cookbook, "Bobby Flay's Bar Americain Cookbook" hit bookstores in September 2011. Bobby also shares his culinary talents and passions with viewers every day on TV. Along with participating in many holiday and seasonal Food Network specials over the years, Bobby currently stars in "Iron Chef America," "Throwdown! with Bobby Flay," "Food Network Star" and "Grill It! With Bobby Flay," the 2009 Emmy award-winning Outstanding Culinary Program. His latest shows, "Brunch @ Bobby's," premiered in fall 2010 on Cooking Channel; "Bobby Flay's Barbecue Addiction" premiered on Food Network in summer 2011. In addition to his programs on Food Network and Cooking Channel, for over a decade, Bobby was the resident chef and lifestyle correspondent for "The Early Show on CBS" and "CBS Sunday Morning." Aside from launching three lines of trademark sauces and rubs, Bobby has also created a product line, the Bobby Flay collection, available exclusively at Kohl's. The collection now features more choices than ever, including bakeware, cutlery and gadgets, to name a few. Bobby's signature style is reflected in the collection's bold colors, rich textures and innovative products. Bobby works tirelessly to challenge the way Americans view and taste food – making it bold, zesty and always fun.