Culinary expert who competed on Iron Chef America and served as co-host of Bravo's Around the World in 80 Plates. In 2013, she appeared as a guest chef of Eastbound & Down.
She started culinary school after graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi.
She served as Executive Chef for the culinary magazine Bon Appétit.
She and her partner, Jennifer, had four sons. The couple married in 2013, but announced their divorce in 2015. In 2017, she began dating producer Nicole Ehrlich.
She was greatly influenced by Julia Child.