November 19, 2008 03:00 PM by Paulene Hinds
Adam Gertler, the 30-year-old former restaurateur, server and actor from Philadelphia, PA and one of three The Next Food Network Star fourth-season finalists, shared his humorous take on food throughout the show.Now, he pairs his comedic timing with an adventurous spirit in a new series, Will Work For Food.
Bob Tuschman, Senior Vice President, Programming and Production for Food Network said this about Gertler, “On The Next Food Network Star Adam exhibited a unique combination of quick wit, passion for food and an engaging personality,” He added, “He earned millions of fans across the country who have let us know that we have a second star in our midst. We feel this series is a perfect fit for his talents, letting him showcase his brand of humor while he works for food.”
The series exposes Adam to the world of little-known food jobs as he fearlessly puts his life and mouth, on the line to try them all! Whether taking honey from three million bees, sculpting ice with a chain saw, foraging for truffles, or digging a wine cave, Adam will do anything in the name of food. Will Work for Food premieres on Monday, January 19, 2009 at 8:30 PM ET.
Photo Credit: The Food Network