Wednesday, January 28
Still, his alma mater Boston University, produly features Starr in a recent article highlighting his accomplishments.
When Starr learned the Food Network was looking for a sidekick for its new cooking show, he did a screen test and landed the job. “It was the culmination of two things,” he says. “I really like comedy and performing, and I really like food and cooking.”
Ask Aida, which premiered in August 2008, is the Food Network’s latest attempt to appeal to a new generation of viewers. “The show is for a younger crowd,” Starr says. “The idea is that it’s just two people hanging out in the kitchen — one who’s a gorgeous woman who can cook, and one who just happens to be a geeky guy who knows how to use computers.”