Chef, food critic and television personality well known as the host of the Food Network talk show The Kitchen.
She worked in a number of restaurants before creating the website, OliveAndPeach.com, which launched her to fame.
She was the first host of Bravo's Top Chef.
She was married to singer Billy Joel from 2004 to 2010. In 2018, she married TV producer Ryan Biegel.
She was a judge on the hit show Iron Chef America, which was hosted by Alton Brown.