Tiffani Thiessen

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  • Creator and Host of 'Dinner at Tiffani's' on Food Network
  • Currently Hosting 'Deliciousness' on MTV
  • Daytime Emmy Nomination for Netflix's 'Alexa & Katie'
  • Author of 'Pull Up A Chair' and 'Here We Go Again' (September 2023)

Famed actress and author Tiffani Thiessen got her breakout as America’s Sweetheart Kelly Kapowski on the hit NBS series Saved by The Bell. She catapulted to stardom appearing in over 400+ episodes of television spanning a career from 1989 to present. She starred in the USA hit series White Collar for six seasons, with the show earning 11 awards nominations. Most recently, Tiffani starred in the Netflix series Alexa & Katie, earning a coveted Daytime Emmy Nomination for her role.

As an innovator and entrepreneur, Tiffani channeled her love for cooking by creating and hosting the hit series Dinner at Tiffani’s. The series ran for three seasons on the Food Network, finishing every year as "one of the most watched shows on the network." Tiffani currently hosts MTV’s viral sensation Deliciousness, which recently premiered its third season. She is the author of the critically acclaimed cookbook Pull Up A Chair, which Publisher’s Weekly called “inspiring” and “a celebration.” Her highly anticipated follow up Here We Go Again, exploring the magic of leftovers, will be published on September 26, accompanied by a national media rollout.

As an artist and influencer, Thiessen has also successfully participated in campaigns for various Fortune 500 brands such as: GLAD, Hershey’s, Quaker, 3M, Albertson’s, Carnival Cruise, Coke, Crest, H&M, Heinz, and Nokia. Tiffani is a warm and engaging speaker, delighting audiences with her insights in keynotes and moderated conversations.

 



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In Conversation with Tiffani Thiessen

Beloved actress and author TIFFANI THIESSEN shares her journey from becoming a household name with her role as America’s Sweetheart on Saved By The Bell to growing her impact as a producer, director, and innovator in the kitchen. With warmth and authentic connection, Tiffani creates a memorable even ...

Beloved actress and author TIFFANI THIESSEN shares her journey from becoming a household name with her role as America’s Sweetheart on Saved By The Bell to growing her impact as a producer, director, and innovator in the kitchen. With warmth and authentic connection, Tiffani creates a memorable event for audiences of all kinds.

Cooking & Conversation with Tiffani Thiessen: 'Here We Go Again'

Inspired by her resourceful and engaging new cookbook, Here We Go Again, TIFFANI THIESSEN shows that leftovers can be so much more than the sum of their parts. In a cooking demonstration, she shows off how to deal with complex leftover ingredients.  ...

Inspired by her resourceful and engaging new cookbook, Here We Go Again, TIFFANI THIESSEN shows that leftovers can be so much more than the sum of their parts. In a cooking demonstration, she shows off how to deal with complex leftover ingredients. 

Author Talk: ‘Here We Go Again’

Inspired by her resourceful and engaging new cookbook, Here We Go Again, TIFFANI THIESSEN teaches audiences not only how to reuse leftovers but also how to take care of ourselves and our families with food that tastes good. Her on-screen charisma translates to celebrating the best and funniest momen ...

Inspired by her resourceful and engaging new cookbook, Here We Go Again, TIFFANI THIESSEN teaches audiences not only how to reuse leftovers but also how to take care of ourselves and our families with food that tastes good. Her on-screen charisma translates to celebrating the best and funniest moments in the kitchen with any audience. 

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<p><strong>Beloved actress-turned-chef Tiffani Theissen’s new book, ‘Here We Go Again,’ is dedicated to the recipes your leftovers deserve</strong></p>

Beloved actress-turned-chef Tiffani Theissen’s new book, ‘Here We Go Again,’ is dedicated to the recipes your leftovers deserve

Beloved cooking show host and hit actress TIFFANI THIESSEN has written a third book, Here We Go Again, filled with recipes on folding leftovers into new dishes. Before her debut cookbook, Pull Up a Chair, which Publisher’s Weekly called “inspiring” and “a celebration,” Tiffani channeled her love for cooking by creating and hosting the hit series Dinner at Tiffani’s. The series ran for three seasons on the Food Network, finishing every year as "one of the most watched shows on the network." Tiffani can also be seen on MTV’s viral sensation Deliciousness.  

Here We Go Again is dedicated to the recipes your leftovers deserve, whether they're the classics in your rotation, the dishes that maybe didn't hit the spot the first time around, or those last-ditch meal efforts you throw at your kids, only to have half the macaroni still left in the pot. These are the dishes that we need right now—and in so many ways. We need to use the food that we have, and Here We Go Again will teach you how to use every scrap in the kitchen. 

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Tiffani Thiessen has enjoyed a successful professional career as an actor, author, and an innovator in the kitchen.

She has long been one of America’s sweethearts, with everyone who experienced adolescence in the 1990s having likely spent as much time watching Saved by the Bell reruns as they did doing homework.

She began modeling at the age of eight, going on to win the Miss Junior American pageant at 13 years old. At 15 years old, Tiffani would be cast in Saved By the Bell. The show was a massive success, continuing for five years while she was still in high school and becoming the valedictorian. Some 30 years later, with reruns still being seen in over 34 countries, NBC streaming platform Peacock rebooted the show where Tiffani served as Producer and reprised her role in select episodes.

Thiessen is currently hosting Deliciousness on MTV, a food-themed spinoff of MTV’s popular show, Ridiculousness. The show premiered its latest season in December.

Thiessen most recently starred on the Emmy-nominated Netflix original sitcom Alexa & Katie for three seasons. Her performance earned her a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for “Outstanding Supporting Actress.”

For three seasons, Tiffani created, produced, and starred in Dinner At Tiffani's on Food Network. It is now one of the most watched shows on the network. While simultaneously working on the show, Tiffani published her first cookbook, Pull Up a Chair, which Publisher’s Weekly called “inspiring” and “a celebration.”

Thiessen starred as Elizabeth Burke in the USA Network hit series White Collar. The show ran for six seasons, garnering eleven award nominations. Her previous television work was in several acclaimed comedy series including What About Brian, Good Morning Miami, Just Shoot Me, Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place,” and NewsRadio.

In 2003, she landed the coveted female lead in the Fox series Fast Lane produced and directed by action veteran McG.

She made her feature film debut in Son In Law opposite Pauly Shore. In 1993, she showed her range when Aaron Spelling cast her in Beverly Hills 90210, where she portrayed the multi-layered Valerie Malone for five seasons.

Her other feature film roles include the comedy Ladies Man; Speedway Junky with Jesse Bradford and Daryl Hannah; Love Stinks with Tyra Banks; and Shriek! If you Know What I did Last Friday 13th.

As an industry veteran, Tiffani started her own Production company called Tit 4 Tat Productions where she directed her first film entitled Just Pray, based on the story by acclaimed author R. Dean Johnson. The film won numerous awards including Rhode Island Film Festival, an Academy Award qualifying festival. Several projects are in development.

As an artist and influencer, Thiessen has also successfully participated in campaigns for various Fortune 500 brands such as: GLAD, Hershey’s, Quaker, 3M, Albertson’s, Carnival Cruise, Coke, Crest, H&M, Heinz and Nokia. Tiffani is based in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter and son.