Award winning filmmaker and photographer, co-founder of the NYC and Chicago Food Film Festivals, America’s foremost hamburger expert, and now the host of The Travel Channel’s Made in America, premiering October 4th! Get a sneak peek here.
In 2000, George received his first New York Emmy Award for a spot lensed for Thirteen WNET. And in 2006 he took home two more New York Emmys for a WNET station ID campaign. Since the release of his documentary film Hamburger America (on the Sundance Channel in 2005) and the book of the same name (now in its second edition), he has become America’s foremost hamburger expert, asked daily of his opinion of where to find some of the best burgers in the country.
In 2007, George and Chef Harry Hawk created the NYC Food Film Festival – now in its 5th year. And in September of 2010 the festival expanded to Chicago with plans of returning to the Windy City November 18-20.
Check out George making the perfect burger in a film by Mac Premo…which you can get at A Cheers To Burgers and Beers!