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Paula Deen

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Paula Deen

American cook, cooking show host, restaurateur, author, actress and Emmy Award-winning television personality add

Category: Literature

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (48%), Georgia (22%), Mississippi (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Food Network, Mississippi, Cat Cora

Linked to: Paula's Party, Novo Nordisk, Walmart, Food Network




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Paula Deen was born in 1947 add something


In 1989, she divorced her husband, Jimmy Deen, to whom she had been married since 1965 add something


In January 1996, Deen opened her own restaurant, The Lady & Sons, in downtown Savannah, Georgia, on West Congress Street add something


In 1997, Deen self-published "The Lady & Sons Savannah, Georgia Country Cooking" and "The Lady & Sons Savannah, Georgia Country Cooking 2" add something


Deen's relationship with Food Network began in 1999, when her friend Erin Lewis introduced her to Gordon Elliott, who introduced her to her current agent, Artist's Agency owner Barry Weiner add something


"USA Today" named The Lady & Sons the "International Meal of the Year" in 1999 add something


Deen was invited to shoot a pilot named "Afternoon Tea" in early 2001 add something


The network liked it, and eventually gave Deen her own show, "Paula's Home Cooking", which premiered in November 2002 add something


Food Network - In 2002, Food Network made an appeal to the home cook by adding "Paula's Home Cooking", hosted by Paula Deen


In 2004, Deen married Michael Groover , a tugboat captain in the Port of Savannah, Georgia add something


The wedding was featured in a Food Network show in 2004 add something


Deen made her film debut in "Elizabethtown", starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst in 2005 add something


According to the first of those episodes, actual production at her new Savannah, Georgia home began in November 2005 add something


During the summer of 2006, her sons, Bobby and Jamie Deen, featured the Neelys' Bar-B-Que Nashville location on their Food Network show "Road Tasted" add something


"Paula's Party" premiered on the Food Network in 2006 and "Paula's Best Dishes" debuted on June 8, 2008 add something


A televised biography of Deen was aired on an episode of the Food Network's "Chefography" program, in March 2006 add something


Deen mentioned in an on the March 13, 2006, edition of "The Daily Buzz" that the next batch of episodes of her show would be taped at her home in Savannah, Georgia add something


In September 2006, Paula ate at the Neelys' downtown Memphis restaurant and was impressed add something


In January 2007, the Neelys were invited to appear on "Paula's Party", which eventually led to the "Down Home" show add something


In April 2007, Simon & Schuster published Deen's memoir, "It Ain't All About the Cookin"' add something


In June 2007, Deen won a Daytime Emmy awards for "Paula's Home Cooking" add something


In December 2007, Deen teamed with Cat Cora and faced Chefs Tyler Florence and Robert Irvine in battle Sugar on the holiday special of "Iron Chef America" add something


Greg Biffle - On December 22 2007 Greg appeared on the Food Network show Paula's Party with cook Paula Deen to cook steak, and take Paula for a ride in his 2007 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500


In 2008, Deen opened another restaurant, the Paula Deen Buffet, at Harrah's Tunica Casino in Tunica, Mississippi add something


In May 2008, Deen announced at the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show that she had signed a deal to host a talk show beginning in September 2009 add something


In July 2008, the Neelys would take over "Road Tasted" from the Deen brothers add something


In September 2009, Deen announced a new dessert line to be sold at Walmart including signature pies Apple Crunch Top, Dark Rum Pecan, Old Fashioned Fudge and Gooey Butter Cake bars add something


Melanie Hutsell - In May 2009 she appeared as a guest on "Best Dishes" with Paula Deen on the Food Network


Kate Gosselin - Kate Gosselin filmed a talk show pilot with Paula Deen in September 2009


In October 2010, she was selected as the Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses Parade, and presided over the 2011 Rose Parade before the Rose Bowl Game on January 1, 2011 add something


Doesn't it bother you that you're adding to this-" Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain commented in 2011 that he "would think twice before telling an already obese nation that it's OK to eat food that is killing us add something


On February 23, 2011, Deen appeared on the show "Top Chef", and sat at the Judges Table add something


In January 2012, she announced she has had type 2 diabetes for the last three years add something


On January 17, 2012, Deen announced that she had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years before, a disease for which a high calorie diet is a major contributing factor add something


Deen stated on the January 18, 2012 episode of "The Chew" that a portion of her compensation would be given to charities add something


On July 17, 2012, Deen appeared on the FOX show "MasterChef" as a celebrity judge add something


For the same reason, in June 2013, Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producers, dropped her as a spokeswoman add something


On June 21, 2013, due to a controversy regarding Deen's admission, during a deposition for a lawsuit, that she had used racial slurs, The Food Network announced they will not renew her contract add something


On June 24, 2013, Smithfield Foods dropped her as a spokeswoman add something


Deen announced on July 4, 2013, that she had left her agent of more than ten years, Barry Weiner add something


On August 23, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia Southern Division dismissed the discrimination lawsuit levied against Deen and her brother as well add something


However, Deen's publisher Ballantine Books decided to cancel the deal to publish five of her books including this one which was to be released in October 2013 add something


It closed on April 4, 2014 with a spokesperson saying that there were discussions about development of the waterfront property add something


It was announced that on September 24, 2014 Paula will unveil her very own network add something


On March 11, 2015, it was announced that Paula Deen had officially kicked off her comeback with the launch of the all-new Paula Deen Channel on Roku add something


On April 27, 2015, Deen officially opened Paula Deen's Family Kitchen, her new restaurant and retail concept, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee add something


On September 2, 2015, Deen was announced as one of the celebrities who will compete on the 21st season of "Dancing with the Stars" add something


On January 25, 2016, the city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina received an application for a building permit for a two-story Paula Deen's Family Kitchen, to replace the 20-year-old Carlos 'n Charlie's at Broadway at the Beach add something


In October 2016, Deen launched a syndicated television show, Positively Paula add something


In June 2017, Paula Deen opened her Myrtle Beach location add something


In November 2017, Deen announced that two new Paula Deen restaurants would open in Texas add something


One location in Dallas is set to open in Spring 2018 and the San Antonio location will open 6-8 weeks later add something