Chef Emeril Lagasse is the author of 18 bestselling cookbooks and has hosted over 2,000 _Food Network_ shows. He's the chef-proprietor of 13 restaurants in New Orleans alone, and is largely credited with one of the most important culinary discoveries of the 21st century: adding a pinch of seasoning while simultaneously saying "BAM!" This expertise and passion led him into his next venture: kitchen tools. He partnered with All-Clad and other industry leaders to craft pots and pans, bakeware, cutlery, and accessories that met his exacting standards. In spite of his arsenal of products, Emeril continues to share his user-friendly recipes with legions of hungry fans.