"'The Food Network' was just starting in New York, and I was getting lots of attention from Mesa Grill. They had no money, so if you couldn't get there by subway, you couldn't be on. It wasn't like TV was something I really wanted to do - but I knew it would be great publicity for my restaurants."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Bobby Flay on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Bobby Flay on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Bobby Flay on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Bobby Flay on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Bobby Flay on Benjamin Franklin
"My contribution I hope is to get people to eat full-flavored food. If I could come away with that alone, that would be a fantastic accomplishment. I'm also very proud of being a very American chef."
"Even if the chef has a good business head, his focus should be behind kitchen doors. A business partner should take care of everything in front of the kitchen doors."
"I want to go to college and go back to Georgetown. It's a really cool place."
"I think a lot of times people design restaurants with flash in mind. I think you should design restaurants with function in mind. Make sure it's functional and works with what you're trying to accomplish. Design can come later."
"For me, it's all about moderation. I don't kick things out of my diet, like carbs. But I'm not going to eat fast food."