George Hirsch Books & Biography
Chef George Hirsch worked his way up through the culinary ranks from washing dishes to graduation with honors from the Culinary Institute of America. A certified culinary chef and culinary educator, he's been inducted into the American Culinary Federation's American Academy of Chefs, the most prestigious honor society for chefs in the United States. In 1989, he opened the American Bistro in Kings Park, New York, where, as chef-proprietor, he worked on perfecting his grilling techniques. His new television series, produced by WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida, takes viewers on location to such scenic spots as Montauk, Long Island, and Louisiana's Cajun country. He lives on Long Island with his wife, JoAnn, and daughter, Dori.