Check Out Our Featured Chefs! Read Cook Bios, Tasty Recipes and More!

Looking for culinary inspiration? Find it in our Featured Chef section! Learn more about the culinary honorees, which include celebrity chefs and industry stars. Whether you're an amateur chef looking for ideas or a seasoned pro looking to bolster your career, you can learn a thing or from those who have made it to the top. Read their biographies and sample a few of their recipes.

Chef Emeril Lagasse

Chef Emeril Lagasse: Learn about this chef's career, awards, television appearances, and hobbies.

Chef Mario Batali

Chef Mario Batali: Sample his favorite Recipes, read about accomplishments and more.

Chefs Kate Cavotti And Alison Mcloughlin

Meet Chefs Kate Cavotti and Alison McLoughlin of the Culinary Institute of America. Taste some recipes from their new cookbook, Cake Art, including glazed cake with chocolate tiles and chocolate sponge cake.

Chef Anne Willan

Learn more about respected chef and cookbook master Anne Willan and her newest cookbook: The Country Cooking of France. Featured recipes include: Upsidedown Caramelized Apple Tart, Duck Breast with Cherries, and Marinated Goat Cheese Salad.

Chef Claire Clark

As pastry chef for the world renown French Laundry in San Francisco, Claire Clark knows a thing or two about indulgence.

Eating Royally with Chef Darren Mcgrady

After 15 years of royal service to Queen Elizabeth II of England and Diana, Princess of Wales Darren is now employed as a private chef in Dallas, Texas. He has appeared as a guest on CNN's Larry King Live, cooked on the CBS Early Show IN New York, CNN covering the Royal Wedding, Good Morning Texas, CBS 11 and WFAA news and the BBC and SKY television and radio in England and across Europe.

Honoring Women Chefs

The glass ceiling that prevents many talented women chefs from reaching the apex of the culinary trade is real. Thanks to organizations like the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR), women have a better chance.

Bobo Bergstrom, The Edge, St. Lucia

Learn more about Swedish-born Bobo Bergstrom, 2003's Best Chef in the Caribbean. Read his bio and taste his award-winning Eurobbean recipes, including star anise marinated duck breast, tropical lobster cocktail and more.

Chef Mindy Segal

Chef Mindy Segal: Sample her favorite recipes. Read about her accomplishments, restaurant and more.

Chef David Gilbert

Chef David Gilbert: Sample his favorite recipes; read about accomplishments, restaurant and more.