“I like that there is such a community around food.  The other thing about food and fashion is the trends.  That’s what’s exciting about a creative discipline.  Hearing about new trends, trying new trends and experimenting.”  Cynthia Rowley, international fashion designer Fashion and Food.  It’s the perfect pairing.  Cynthia Rowley and her daughter, Kit Keenan…

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MasterChef Junior Winner of Season 6, Beni will inspire you!  This young culinary luminary has already accomplished so much and has a bright future in front of her.  At age 12, Beni has enjoyed growing up cooking with her parents and was influenced by her Nona, who was born in Poland during World War II.…

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Are you enjoying the Instant Pot® craze? Chandra Ram will help you take your Instant Pot® to the next level with her Indian Instant Pot Cookbook Chandra has an extensive culinary background with training at CIA, working at many high profile restaurants and becoming editor of Plate. Chandra’s father was born in India, and her mother is…

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As a graduate of Culinary Institute of America, Chef Michael McDermott has cooked for celebrities such as Jackie Onassis, Julia Child, Elizabeth Taylor and Malcom Forbes. His passion is to educate and empower kids and their families about nutrition and food.  He is the Founder/Executive Producer of The Kids’ Cooking Network™ TKCN LIVE is a FUN…

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Chefs are today’s rockstars.  In Chefs, Drugs and Rock & Roll, the prolific and award winning chef writer, Andrew Friedman, chronicles the compelling story of the first generation of American chefs set in the 1970’s and 1980’s before “fame and fortune” was on their horizons.  He interviewed more than 210 people over the span of…

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“The Merchandise Mart was built in the 1930s by Marshall Field, sold to the Kennedy family in 1945 and is now owned by Vornado Realty Trust. The Mart is the largest commercial building in the country and is the second biggest building by square footage in the country (Only The Pentagon has more square footage) LuxeHome has…

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Let’s spice things up in 2019!  Natasha MacAller, author of Vanilla Table: The Essence of Exquisite Cooking from the World’s Best Chefs along with Healthy Spice Heroes shares the benefits of spices. She is a fellow member of Les Dames d’Escoffier and we had a fun Kitchen Chat at one of the conferences. Did you know…

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