After discovering a long list of damaging actions by Christopher Kimball, America’s Test Kitchen had no choice but to file a lawsuit against him on October 31.

ATK v. Chris Kimball

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Key Points

  1. Chris Kimball stole proprietary information, including critical lists and recipes compiled over some 20 years by America’s Test Kitchen.

  2. While still purportedly working for ATK, Kimball secretly plotted to create a new business venture that would directly compete with ATK.

  3. By taking information from the company and plotting to build a new business, all while employed by ATK and having partial ownership in the company, he committed a major breach of his fiduciary duties as an executive and company owner.