Mr. Food, Art Ginsburg, Dies In South Florida

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Mr. Food, television chef Art Ginsburg, has died from pancreatic cancer. He was 81.

WESTON, FL ( — One of the original TV chefs, seen hosting short vignettes during local television newscasts nationwide, has died. Art Ginsburg — a resident of Weston — died at 81 from pancreatic cancer.

According to his website,

We are deeply saddened to announce founder of Mr. Food, Art Ginsburg, passed away today.

Art’s commitment to anyone-can-do recipes and passion for helping others made him well-loved among his peers and among television viewers and website visitors. He was one of the first television celebrity chefs and paved a road for many who came after him.

His greatest love was for his wife, Ethel, and his family. Our hearts go out to them and to all who were touched by his daily visit into your homes via the television.