Twitter and Facebook have become an incredibly popular place for famous cooks to hang out. Fans love seeing what their favorite cooks are tweeting about. Rachel Ray tweets about her numerous entrepreneurial enterprises. Fans of southern cooking love to see what is going on in Tyler Florence’s kitchen. Alton Brown’s followers like to see his fascinating take on new recipes. Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis love to tweet back and forth about restaurant recommendations.
Rachel Ray is on both Twitter and Facebook. She began with her infamous 30 Minute Meals and has grown her empire with the help of social marketing. Fans can follow along with Rachel’s new daytime, cooking, television show. Followers can find out about different recipes and guests that will be appearing on her show. Twitter followers love hearing about Rachel’s dog Isaboo.
South Carolina’s Tyler Florence is incredibly popular on social media outlets. Fans of Tyler’s shows, books and restaurants can find him on both Facebook and Twitter. Tyler’s charisma carries over to his tweets. He has over 400,000 followers. He always manages to add the most delicious looking pictures to illustrate his tweets.
Bobby Flay is another cook that is so popular on various social media outlets. Iron Chef fans love keeping up to date with Bobby Flay’s life. He has been able to tweet progress on his new burger joint, Bobby’s Burger Palace. Bobby loves tweeting about what he is eating. Fans love it too. He is always encouraging fans to cook and eat well.
Giada De Laurentiis loves tweeting about her adorable daughter, Jade. Fans delight in getting great recipes and photos directly from Giada. Seeing what Giada is cooking at home is another benefit for her followers. She is able to use her Twitter and Facebook accounts to educate about her charity efforts with Oxfam. She feels strongly about poverty in the world and the plight of starving families everywhere. She also tweets and posts about her various product lines, books and show schedules.
Alton Brown remains one of the wackiest fan favorites on social media websites. The character in his profile picture on twitter is actually a puppet made in his likeness. Fans appreciate his interesting way of approaching the culinary arts. He is, after all, a self-described culinary loner. Geeks and food-lovers alike follow Alton to see what he is cooking.