The man affectionately known as "Mr. Food" has died after a year-long struggle with recurring pancreatic cancer. He was 81.

Mr. Food, a.k.a. Art Ginsburg, was best known for being the quirky chef seen on news shows performing his 90-second cooking segments, and his ever present catchphrase, "Ooh! It's so good!"

Early in his career, Ginsburg owned his own catering company, but was introduced to audiences here in Upstate New York in 1975.

Since then, Ginsburg became wildly successful as a chef, authoring 52 cookbooks and appearing on 168 different stations as a syndicate.

In the video below, Ginsburg takes Conan under his wing as he teaches the late night host how to cook shrimp.