Adrian Ashby (he/him) is a cooking competition veteran, born and raised in Queens, and has an array of twisted competition ready creations. He has some big wins in competitive cooking events known nationwide as "TakeDowns" as well as other NYC and national cook-offs over the past 9 years. Two time Bacon Takedown Champ and One time Chili, Chocolate, Lobster, and Garlic Takedown Champ in the house!!!! He's hosted a season of an hour long weekly podcast that detailed his adventures in food and his personal battle with anxiety. In addition, appearances on Chopped, The World Food Championships, Japanese TV, the documentary Bacon: A Love Story, and a bacon how-to series with Howcast, have put him on the radar of competitors citywide.
Brand new to the improv scene, Adrian is grateful to the amazing teachers and teammates he's met thanks to The Peoples Improv Theater and for kickstarting the next true love of his life: comedy!