Geoffrey Drummond is a producer/director of cooking and culinary travel programs for television. Geof's film career began at Time Life Films as a writer of the TV science series, The World We Live In, and he eventually became its producer.
He next co-founded and was president of Saga Communications Group, an international film and television production company. Saga produced numerous award-winning films including the cult classic, My Dinner with Andre. Under his own independent banner, Drummond went on to produce numerous television and home video programs such as Garrison Keillor's The Prarie Home Companion, Disney's concert series Going Home, but mostly, he developed and produced, cooking shows for A La Carte Communications. These included his long time collaboration with Julia Child, [and Jacques Pepin], as well as Lidia Bastianich, Michael Chiarello, Christopher Kimball, Joanne Weir, and Eric Ripert.
Geof has received numerous professional awards and honors for producing: his shows have been awarded a total of 7 National Emmy Awards, six James Beard Awards, an ACE (Cable Excellence) award, two gold medals from the NY Film and TV Festival and a Parents' Choice Award. He graduated from CornellUniversity and graduate school at Stanford. He has served on the boards of the Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, the American Institute of Wine and Food and the Pilobolus Dance Company. Based in East Hampton, New York, he was President of A La Carte Communications, which he and Nat Katzman founded in 1990. He resigned from A La Carte in 2010.
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