Matthew Stillman is a former Program Development Manager for Food Network. He discovered and championed the acquisition of Iron Chef, the second highest rated show in the Network’s history and the winner of an International Emmy in 1999. His development of Good Eats with Alton Brown resulted in a James Beard Nomination for “Best Weekly Show for General Cooking” in 2000.
During his time with Food Network, Stillman oversaw the production, research, and promotion of more than fifteen successful specials and ten series, including Mario Eats Italy and Bocuse D'or.
As well as co-writing and editing hundreds of scripts and recipes for television, he has also designed pitches and programming for a number of companies and networks.
His work outside the world of television has ranged from editing cookbooks, through the production of the Dairyland: The Chef’s Warehouse gourmet food catalog to designing a food kiosk plan for Seaworld Orlando.
Following a stint as Senior Managing Editor for RewardTV.com, Stillman is currently a freelance development consultant and writer with a varied client base.
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Edited by Jason Perlow, 07 June 2003 - 09:28 PM.