Claire Robinson Claire Robinson is a television host and chef best known for her work on such food shows as 5-Ingredient Fix, Food Network Challenge, The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Quest for Fresh, and Chef Race: UK vs. US. She wrote the bestselling cookbook, 5-Ingredient Fix: Easy, Elegant, and Irresistible Recipes (2010). Experience Claire Robinson credits her French-speaking grandmother for sparking her love of food. As a college student, she acquired knowledge of and appreciation for exotic herbs and spices from working at Maggie's Pharm in Memphis. Claire also gained valuable media production experience at CBS affiliate, WREG-TV, and WMC-FM radio. All this, combined with her formal chef's training at the French Culinary Institute and engaging personality, set Claire onto the path of success as a popular food television host.In addition to her hosting duties, she has appeared on nearly two dozen episodes of Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate, starting in 2009. Claire has not only been a contestant on cooking competitions like Cutthroat Kitchen, but she also served as a judge on shows like Beat Bobby Flay. A self-proclaimed adrenaline-junky, Claire can be found skydiving, boxing, or slalom waterskiing when she's not working on one of her various food-related projects. She currently lives in New York City with her husband Bailey. Education Claire attended the University of Memphis where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She is also a graduate of the French Culinary Institute in New York City. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.