Celebrity Chefs

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Kady Yon Executive Pastry Chef Public Chicago Hotel

Kady Yon was studying International Studies and Law at the University of Iowa when she decided to pursue a career in pastry. She had been given a copy of a Charlie Trotter cookbook and was floored. Wi... Read More

Karen Adler and Judith Fertig BBQ Experts Co-Authors of Easy Grilling and Simple Smoking with the BBQ Queens Fish & Shellfish Grilled & Smoked The BBQ Queens: Big Book of Barbecue Weeknight Grilling with the BBQ Queens

Karen Adler and Judith Fertig have been spreading the word of slow-smoked barbecue & hot and fast grilling throughout the country in magazine and newspaper articles cooking classes television and radi... Read More

Karen Akunowicz Executive Chef/Partner Myers+Chang Top Chef California James Beard Nominee

Chef Karen Akunowicz is a 2015 & 2016 James Beard Nominee for Best Chef Northeast. She competed on Season 13 of Bravo TV

Karen and Ben Barker Ben and Karen met on the first day of class as students at The Culinary Institute of America and have been cooking together ever since.

They each have an Associate Degree from the CIA (class of 1981) and now live in Chapel Hill North Carolina with their son Gabriel. Ben is a North Carolinian and has been chef of Restaurant La Residenc... Read More

Katherine Kallinis Berman TLC's DC Cupcakes Co-star and Best-Selling Author

Together with her sister Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, Katherine Kallinis Berman started the Gesrgetown Cupcake. Alongside their grandmother, the sisters started baking when Berman was three and LaMont... Read More

Katie Lee Chef Co-Host of Food Network's The Kitchen & Author of The Comfort Table: Recipes For Everyday Occasions

For Katie Lee cooking wasn't just a hobby growing up - it was a way of life. Raised in a modest tight knit West Virginia family each evening centered around the dinner menu.Eager to get involved Katie... Read More

Katsuji Tanabe Mexican Kosher Chef Former Top Chef Boston Contestant and Chopped Champion

Born and raised in the heart of Mexico the son of a Japanese father and a Mexican mother Katsuji has worked inside LA’s most acclaimed kitchens from the four-star Bastide Restaurant to Beverly Hills’... Read More

Katy Keck KATY KECK began cooking at the age of 5 on an Easy Bake oven and soon moved on to such great successes as a blue ribbon in the Butter Cake division at a local Indiana 4H Fair.

But only after surviving a University of Chicago MBA and a career in marketing and finance on Wall Street did cooking became a serious career option.In 1986 Keck won an apprenticeship at Le Grand Mona... Read More

Keegan Gerhard Award-winning Pastry Chef Emcee of Food Network Challenge

Keegan Gerhard named one of the nations top 10 pastry chefs of 2002 and 2004 by both Chocolatier and Pastry Art & Design magazines brings a wealth of experience and abundant competitive energy to his... Read More

Keith Famie Hosted Keith Famie's Adventures on Food Network; Author of Famie's Adventures in Cooking and You Really Haven't Been there Until You've Eaten the Food

Chef Keith Famie began his cooking career in the late 1970’s during a European sojourns. It was inside the historic kitchens in Monte Carlo and Brussels that his passion for culture mushroomed into a... Read More