They do say a way to a man’s heart is through his belly. But this is on a whole new level. Ready to drool? On the hunt for culinary hotness, we found some serious heat in the kitchen. Beauty, brains, and mad cooking skills—really fellas, what more can you ask for?
Eden Grinshpan, is the host of Cooking Channel’s newest show, Eden Eats, where she takes viewers around the world on a 24-hour culinary adventure- without ever using her passport! Eden visits hidden neighborhoods and uncovers extraordinary kitchens to meet the immigrants and locals that make up the backbone of every American city. In each city Eden highlights the global cuisine to discover how people from around the world have re-created their lives and culture through food in America.
Shelley Hillesheim, Certified Natural Foods Chef, is the hottest new chef in Colorado. Shelley has weaved her experience as a competitive figure athlete with a passion for healthy nutrient-rich cooking to change the way people think about and prepare their food. As a Colorado Chef dedicated to nutritional, whole foods cooking and green, sustainable living, Shelley founded her company, A Nourished Life, in 2012 to share her knowledge and passion of healthy, nutrient-rich cooking with others.
Melissa Costello, founder of Karma Chow has always had a passion for healthy, delicious food and nutrition. When she became a vegetarian at age 19 she began experimenting with healthier versions of everyday recipes, which led her to her passion for vegetarian cooking. Her collection of simple yet delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes and desserts, has become popular among many top names in the film & music industry. As personal chef to celebrity fitness guru, Tony Horton, creator of the highly popular workout system, P90X, Melissa is constantly finding creative ways to keep Tony and her other clients happy, fit and healthy through a whole foods way of life.
Rochelle Bilow is a classically trained chef – she earned a degree from the French Culinary Institute – and now works as a food and wine personality. After graduating culinary school, Rochelle got her cooking chops at Aldea, a New York Times-starred Restaurant. She represents the Finger Lakes Wine Region as their Wine & Food Ambassador in addition to maintaining freelance culinary writing relationships with the New York Cork Report, Edible Finger Lakes, The Syracuse Post-Standard and USA Today.
Camille Parker of the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts has had a passion for food since she was a child. Camille spent years of her childhood in her mother’s Italian restaurant and furthered her passion for Italian cooking while living in Rome for three years. After attending culinary school, Camille returned to her mother’s restaurant and served as head chef. Camille then took her knowledge and love of Italian cooking to New York City where she had the opportunity to work with famed chef Mario Batali at Del Posto restaurant. Today, she shares her talent and passion for cooking as an instructor at Le Cordon Bleu Chicago. In her free time, you’ll find Camille exploring the Chicago food scene on NBC Chicago’s Nonstop channel and on her blog.
Gina Keatley is an award-winning chef, nutritionist, and humanitarian. Utilizing her professional and educational experiences, Gina has become known for her food-focused television appearances, cookbooks and her campaign against the use of processed foods in low-income areas. Gina has been recognized for her work by CNN Heroes, L’Oreal Women of Worth, The Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, American Culinary Federation, as well as The James Beard Foundation for humanitarian and culinary service. Gina holds a seat on the task force Board of Diabetes Impact, Mount Sinai Hospital and believes that through community support we will be able to combat childhood diabetes and obesity.
Angela McKeller is one of the hottest chefs and cookbook author in the US. She was modeling in her late 20s and early 30s and still has the look! Her perfect smile makes men do a double take, her sense of humor hooks them, and her fabulous, approachable recipes make them stick around, not just to have dinner, but to spice things up in the kitchen while all the pots go from simmer to sizzle! These days she’s helping men learn their way around the kitchen so that it’s a hot place to be, but not because of stress or fire, but because everyday gourmet is a simple way to put passion on a plate.
Danielle Riesz, Executive Pastry Chef, began her career at the age of three in her family-owned and operated hotel and restaurant in upstate New York, where she developed a feel for all aspects of the industry. It’s also where she discovered her passion for making desserts. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in baking & pastry arts, Danielle proceeded to train abroad in the Netherlands and continued to sharpen her culinary skills while working in New York, Jackson Hole, Washington, D.C., Dallas and San Francisco. Opting once more for the wide open spaces, Danielle moved back to the mountains in September 2010, bringing her creativity and finesse to the pastry team at The Little Nell in Aspen.
Devin Alexander is a beautiful Italian woman who is fit, curvy and fabulous. Her recipes are hearty enough for even the manliest of men. Men dig her and her cooking. No man can resist a big mac burger or pizza that is prepared in his own kitchen. Men also dig Devin because she does not throw her womanhood in your face, she’s subtle and powerful and obviously, incredibly hot. She is the Owner and Executive Chef of Café Renee Catering in Los Angeles a catering service that specializes in the cooking of lower-fat, higher-flavor cuisine. She also works as a private cooking instructor helping teach people how to live a healthier yet outrageously delicious life. She is the host of Healthy Decadence with Devin Alexander on FitTV and the author of six scrumptious books, including The Biggest Loser Family Cookbook. Devin is also a New York Times bestselling author and a leading voice in the fight against obesity.
Ingrid Hoffmann is passionate about food and entertaining and spends each day sharing her enthusiasm and talent with an international audience. She hosts Simply Delicioso on Cooking Channel while her Spanish-language show, Delicioso, a weekly one-hour cooking show, starts its new season on the top rated Spanish language network, Univision. The successful show aired on Telefutura prior to making the big move to Univision. Considering Ingrid’s loyal fanbase in the English and Spanish-speaking communities, she published her cookbook in both languages, SIMPLY DELICIOSO: A Collection of Everyday Recipes with a Latin Twist (Clarkson Potter/Random House) and DELICIOSO: Una Coleccion de Mis Recetas Favoritas con Sabor Latino.
Janene Mascarella is a lifestyle writer whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, CNNMoney, American Way, Self, Glamour, Cooking Light, Women’s Health, Woman’s Day, Bella, Mint.com, Currency, Parenting, Parents, Family Circle, American Baby, AOL Travel, and iVillage. Follow her on Twitter: @MrsWrite