Patricia Bannan – Healthy Eating

Patricia Bannan at farmer's market shopping for vegetables

Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN, is a nationally credible registered dietitian nutritionist, healthy cooking expert, and author of  From Burnout to Balance: 60+ Healing Recipes and Simple Strategies to Boost Mood, Immunity, Focus, and Sleep (Penguin Random House, 2022). FEMALE BURNOUT & MOOD BOOSTING FOODS Honest about her own struggles with burnout and being overwhelmed and exhausted, her book speaks to women like herself. Read Patricia’s personal story and conversation with NUTRITIONIST DIETICIAN WITH EXTENSIVE MEDIA EXPERIENCE A former CNN medical news reporter and producer, Patricia is a very seasoned on-air expert who’s skilled at developing, producing and delivering live […]

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Sasha Nary – Baking

Sasha Nary is a Ukrainian self-taught baker, confectionary artist, cake decorator and mom of three from Chicago. Specializing in magical, and over the top decorating elements, her delicious and mind-blowing cakes and pastries include Rainbow Marble Party Cake, Decadent, Zebra Bundt Cake, Sea Shell Meringue Treats, and Peanut Butter and Jelly Choux Buns. Originally from Ukraine, Sasha moved to the United States 20 years ago and submerged herself into learning a new language, culture and eventually earned a degree in business management. But what brought her the most joy was baking for family and friends. Always driven by vibrant color, […]

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Jason Goldstein – Culinary

Jason Goldstein of Chop Happy, is a New York City home cook and food blogger. He specializes in delicious and simple comfort dishes that showcase rich flavors, inventive ideas, and unique cooking tips and advice. For Jason, this translates into major mouthwatering recipes that feature cheese, bacon and pork as his star ingredients. Some of his next-level culinary hits that often go viral are, Bacon-Infused Burgers, Eggplant Parmesan Meatballs and Everything Bagel Pigs in a Blanket Stuffed with Cheese. SANDWICH RECIPES & GOOD MORNING AMERICA RECIPES Jason’s public career highlights include his first cookbook, The Happy Sandwich: Scrumptious Sandwiches to […]

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Adrianne Calvo – Culinary

With three Miami restaurants, six published cookbooks, an Emmy Award nominated YouTube Series, a newly launched Cabernet Sauvignon, Chef Adrianne Calvo has acquired national fame as an acclaimed chef, author, and restaurateur with an accrued Instagram following of one million. @ChefAdrianne MIAMI RESTAURATEUR A graduate of Johnson and Wales University and Harvard Business School, Chef Calvo opened her namesake restaurant Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant and Bar at the age of 22. Now open over 15 years, and collecting accolade over accolade as it carved out its position on the culinary stage, such as 8 Most Innovative Restaurants in Miami, Best […]

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Chris Valdes – Culinary

Chris Valdes is a well-known Miami culinary talent and TV personality. Chris has been on the cover of countless South Florida magazines, appeared on over 100 television shows, was on three Food Network shows – Food Network Star (season 14 finalist), Chopped, and FN’s web-based show Star Salvation. He’s the co-host of the ROKU original all Spanish food competition show !Que Delicioso Miami New Times. The launch of his first cookbook in 2021, One With The Kitchen, was featured on Good Morning America, Live with Kelly & Ryan. and Access Daily. The book is a beautiful tribute to his Cuban […]

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Jerry James Stone – Kitchen Hacks

Jerry James Stone is a popular YouTube vegetarian/vegan chef, kitchen hacks expert, food and wine blogger, and activist. He’s famous for his simple plant-based gourmet recipes and his easy accessible food hacks and storage tips. Sierra Magazine, known for its features on green living and preserving the environment, cited Jerry as one of nine chefs who are changing the world. His hit channel formerly called Cooking Stoned has over 225,000 subscribers with 50 million views. Jerry’s videos earns over 100,000 views each week, and his food storage tips and food hacks have empowered 10s of millions of viewers to save […]

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Kathleen Ashmore – Culinary

TikTok food star Kathleen Ashmore is a successful cooking content creator, whole foods blogger, professionally trained private chef and former producer on The Martha Stewart Show. Enjoying her new found fame, this mom of two has quickly gained a devoted TikTok audience of one million. Her new E-book Real Food, Real Life is filled with 25 easy and healthy summer recipes made famous on TikTok. TIKTOK CHEF – 1.8 MILLION FOLLOWERS – 250,000 NEW FOLLOWERS A WEEK Kathleen started by making food hack videos on TikTok. From how to choose a ripe watermelon at the supermarket to getting the most […]

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Lauren Van Liew – Culinary

Chef Lauren Van Liew is a chef and caterer based in new Jersey

Jersey Strong, Chef Lauren Van Liew is a two-time Food Network winner of Chopped Champion and Supermarket Stakeout. A natural on TV, this passionate chef with a big personality just doesn’t cook for celebrity judges. Her business, Chef Covas Catering, is well known all over New Jersey for gorgeous food-focused events, seasonal ingredients and both large and intimate backyard parties. NJ Monthly FOOD NETWORK CHAMPION & TALK SHOW CHEF Lauren grew up surrounded by a large, loving Portuguese family in Newark, New Jersey. In the Portuguese culture family, music and good food is everything. Cooking became her creative outlet and during high school […]

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Foodie Eddie Zamora with cocktail shaker

Eddie Zamora is an International Foodie, Cuban Home Cook and former Judge on the TV family competition series Dinner Takes All, airing on BYUTV. The twelve episode series was produced by Keller/Noll, the creators of Food Network’s Chopped and Chopped Junior. Born and raised in Miami, Eddie is also a social media influencer. His handle The Yum Yum Foodie has 180K Instagram followers. Eddie’s fans follow him for his honest and entertaining reviews and recommendations for the best and worst places to eat, drink and stay from all around the world. For the past eight years, this former actor, singer and caterer […]

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Matt Adlard with green mixer

Matt Adlard is an internationally acclaimed self-taught baker and author of his first cookbook, Bake It Better (2023). Known for his humorous and honest approach to baking, Matt is the most followed pastry chef in the UK, amassing over 2 million followers across his Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Facebook platforms. Despite no culinary training, Matt has mastered the art of baking. His gorgeous cakes, pastries and breads are showstoppers! PASTRY CHEF, CONFECTIONER & AUTHOR OF BAKE IT BETTER Starting his career as the Topless Baker, Matt rose to fame with his YouTube baking tutorials shot in his kitchen in England. […]

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