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Dave DeWitt

Author of The Whole Chile Pepper Book

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Dave DeWitt is a food historian and one of the foremost authorities in the world on chile peppers, spices, and spicy foods. He has more than forty-five published books to his credit. Dave is also the producer of the National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show, the trade/consumer show for the multi-billion dollar Fiery Foods and Barbecue industries, now in its twenty-fifth year.

Current Responsibilities:

--Producer, National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show, now in its 25th year

--Producer, Scovie Awards Competition, a contest for hot & spicy and BBQ products

--Publisher and editor, the Fiery Foods & BBQ SuperSite at www.fiery-foods.com

--Publisher, Burn! Blog

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Curator, "Edward S. Curtis in New Mexico," Albuquerque Museum, 1984

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Dave has appeared on a number of national TV shows, including "American Journal," CNN, "The Today Show," "Home with Gary Collins," "Scientific American Frontiers," "Smart Solutions," "CBS Sunday Morning," "Mythbusters," "Extreme Conventions" (Travel Channel), the Martha Stewart Show and many appearances on The Food Network. He has also been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, American Way, Smithsonian, and in more than two hundred newspapers across the country. A summary DVD of the appearances is available.

[adapted from Amazon.com author page, retrieved 5/4/2014]
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