Adam Gertler is an American chef, television personality and occasional actor. He was the runner-up on season four of The Next Food Network Star and is a host of FX Movie Download.
In 2009, he hosted Food Network's primetime series Will Work for Food, where he gave viewers behind-the-scenes access to countless food-related jobs as he learned how to do everything from ice sculpting and truffle foraging to competitive eating and cranberry harvesting.
On July 12, 2010 his new show, Kid in a Candy Store, premiered for The Food Network, featuring Gerlter traveling throughout the United States for more behind-the-scenes explorations, this time focusing on desserts. The show previewed on July 11, 2010 after a new episode of The Next Food Network Star.
Gertler grew up in Commack, New York and in 1999 graduated from Syracuse University with a BFA in acting. He served as executive chef for The Smoked Joint, a restaurant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, until that restaurant closed. He now lives in California.
Gertler is one of the hosts of the DC movie news podcast on the Popcorn Talk Network. The Podcast is based on news related to DC Comics and the WB cinematic universe