Drew Faulkner was a guest on WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi Show on Wednesday, July 23 chatting about "Can't Stand the Heat- Cool Summer Cooking." She was oft referred to as the Les Dames DC resident!
Aviva Goldfarb appeared on Katie Couric's ABC-TV talk show Katie on July 7 to talk about the importance of family dinner, offering some tips for pulling together quick and delicious meals and demonstrating an easy Spiced Tossed Shrimp with Parmesan Grits. Aviva got in under the wire! The show's final episode aired July 27. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0hcyxD5F7U&feature=youtu.be
Theresa Morrison passed the Wine & Spirits Education Trust ((WSET) Level 3 (Advanced) with distinction and earned the highest honors. The London-based WSET is the foremost international body in the field of wines and spirits education.
Robyn Webb received a contract for her 17th cookbook, tentatively entitled The Perfect Meal(ADA 2016). The book is a compilation of her greatest hits. It will be a meal planner featuring comfort foods that are easy to prepare.
CiCi Williamson retires August 8 after 26 years and helping more than 100,000 people as a food safety specialist on the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline. During that time she won numerous USDA awards for her work including two from the Secretary of Agriculture. Apart from the hotline, CiCi maintained the 1400 Q&As in the AskKaren.gov online database; wrote and designed hundreds of food safety fact sheets, press releases, blogs, podcasts and publications and chaired the publications committee. Now she will have time to finish writing a murder mystery set on a cruise ship.