TV chef Art Ginsburg (a.k.a. Mr. Food) dies at 81

Art Ginsburg, the TV chef known to millions as Mr. Food, has died. The 81-year-old resident of Weston, Fla., died Wednesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to the Associated Press.

Ginsburg, known for his catchphrase "Oooh! It's so good!," was never a cable star on the level of Rachael Ray or Emeril Lagasse, but at his height in 2007, his 90-second cooking segments were syndicated on 168 TV stations nationwide.
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( Associated Press )

Art Ginsburg, the TV chef known to millions as Mr. Food, has died. The 81-year-old resident of Weston, Fla., died Wednesday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to the Associated Press. Ginsburg, known for his catchphrase "Oooh! It's so good!," was never a cable star on the level of Rachael Ray or Emeril Lagasse, but at his height in 2007, his 90-second cooking segments were syndicated on 168 TV stations nationwide.

Full story: TV chef Art Ginsburg (a.k.a. Mr. Food) dies at 81 | PHOTOS: Notable deaths of 2012: Classic television

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