Christopher Kimball founded Cook’s Magazine in 1980 and served as publisher and editorial director through 1989. In 1993, Mr. Kimball re-launched Cook’s Magazine as Cook’s Illustrated and went on to found Cook’s Country magazine in 2004. Mr. Kimball is the host and executive producer of the two highest rated cooking shows on public (and cable) television: America’s Test Kitchen, currently in its 16th season, and Cook’s Country which begins its 9th season this September. He remains as host of both shows through 2016.
Mr. Kimball is also the host of America's Test Kitchen Radio, a weekly public food radio show (and podcast) broadcast on over 300 stations nationwide. Mr. Kimball is the author of several books including, most recently, Fannie's Last Supper. In 2015, Mr. Kimball left America’s Test Kitchen to found a new company, Milk Street Kitchen, devoted to teaching home cooks fresher, better ways to prepare foods at home.