Gail Simmons


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Gail Simmons was born on May 19, 1976, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, one of three children of Renee and Ivor Simmons. She grew up in a Jewish family steeped in culinary tradition, notably by way of her mother, a food writer for Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper. The family's holiday traditions centered around Jewish delicacies such as latkes and brisket, and Renee even designed the family kitchen so as to host a boutique cooking school within its small confines. After graduating secondary school, Simmons went to Montreal to study Spanish and anthropology at the city's prestigious McGill University, writing restaurant reviews on the side for the school paper. She initially planned to work in ...

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2012 Royal Pains
2012 Sick Rich
2012 USA / Andrew Lenchewski Concierge Medicine Drama
2010 Top Chef: Just Desserts
2010 Best Thing I Ever Ate
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