Marjorie Meek-Bradley was showcased in The Washington Post Magazine's "Roofers Union review: 'Top Chef' puts the spotlight on Marjorie Meek-Bradley," and her restaurant earned two stars.
Theresa Morrison passed the rigorous CFP Board requirements becoming a Certified Financial Planner™. Her mission is to help women manage their wealth and empower them to make smart, strategic and powerful decisions that align their financial goals with their life values. She joins Fortress Investment Advisors as a partner in April.
Amy Riolo's latest book, The Italian Diabetes Cookbook, was Amazon's #1 new release in the Mediterranean Diet category last month. She signed copies of the book and participated in a panel entitled The Business of Food Media with the Cornell Entrepreneur Network in NYC on February 6 with Ellie Krieger and Kit Sigety and moderator, Mitchell A. Davis, Executive VP of the James Beard Foundation. She also appeared on Federal Radio'sFoodie and the Beast on February 21 to talk about the book.
Susan Soorenko has been invited as a guest chef to demonstrate on March 15 during the 2016 Culinary Series at the Mexican Cultural Institute. She will be making Pepita Ice Cream as part of the series' first program, La Pepita: the Power of Green and Pumpkin Seeds, with host Patti Jinich. http://www.instituteofmexicodc.org/culinary.php
Just in time for Valentine's Day! Dame Paula Shoyer's recipe for Chocolate Mousse Meringue Layer Cake
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Lisa Cherkasky' s new cookbook, Now You're The Chef: A Cookbook Companion to a Smart Girls Guide: Cooking with American Girl Publishing, will be out in March. http://www.americangirlpublishing.com/product/new-youre-the-chef-a-cookbook-companion-to-a-smart-girls-guide-cooking/; http://www.americangirlpublishing.com/authors/lisa-cherkasky/
Carla Hall was profiled in Serious Eats' Special Sauce: Carla Hall on Crank Calls, Hot Chicken, and Unlocking Your Creativity http://www.seriouseats.com/2016/01/special-sauce-podcast-interview-carla-hall-ed-levine.html https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/special-sauce-with-ed-levine/id1054509922?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4
Nona Nielsen-Parker is a winner of the sixth Annual Good Food Award: Pickles category for her Pickled Hakurei Turnips. Good Food USA Retailers Collaborative created the competition to recognize outstanding American food producers and the farmers who provide their ingredients. http://www.goodfoodawards.org http://www.goodfoodawards.org/winners/. The January 15 awards ceremony in San Francisco was sponsored by Bi Rite Market, William Sonoma and other retailers. Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini was the keynote speaker and Alice Waters and Nell Newman served as awards presenters. Nona's winning pickles will be available in Atwater's next summer when they can get more Hakurei turnips and will be offered for sales as well as show up in soup garnishes and salads!
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