Television Chef, Mr. Food, Dies at 81

By WBNG News

Television Chef, Mr. Food, Dies at 81

November 21, 2012 Updated Nov 21, 2012 at 1:04 PM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) A face you see here on Action News, Mr. Food, has passed away.

The Associated Press is reporting Art Ginsburg, the TV chef known as Mr. Food, died at his home in Weston, Florida today following a struggle with pancreatic cancer.

His cancer had gone into remission following early treatments and surgery, but returned earlier this month.

He was 81 years old.

Mr. Food has run every night here on Action News at 5.

Mr. Food made his tv debut back in 1975.

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