Posts tagged "food network"

Food Rocks: Food Network in Concert Recap

Food Rocks: Food Network in Concert Recap
Ravinia Park was the home of the first ever Food Network in Concert in Chicago a few weekends back. Celebrity chefs, drink experts, pop stars and over 100 different wineries joined some of Chicago’s best chefs and mixologists in an afternoon of fun and feasting. The day started off with walking around and tasting over... Read more »

Food Network in Concert + a GIVEAWAY!!

Food Network in Concert + a GIVEAWAY!!
This Saturday Food Network Stars Sunny Anderson, Anne Burrell, Jose Garces, Alex Guarnaschelli, Jeff Mauro, Marc Murphy and Geoffrey Zakarian will join a bevy of Chicago-based chefs at Ravinia in Highland Park to jam out to the music of John Mayer, Phillip Phillips, Twin Forks, Raul Midón, Zane Carney, California Wives and more for the... Read more »

My Audition for "Bobby Flay’s Best Home Cooks"

A few days after I sent in the initial application I got a phone call from the casting agency requesting that me and my Dad do a short Skype interview with them to see if they’d like to come out and film our home and a small spread for two we’d set up for lunch. The whole audition cycle happened very quickly and was a little overwhelming, but also gave me less time to over analyze the situation and become nervous. I’m lucky enough to work for a non-profit organization that loves food, the Institute of Food Technologists, and my supervisors were super flexible through the whole process.
In early August a casting agency reached out to me through my blog to audition for a new Food Network show called “Bobby Flay’s Best Home Cooks” (working title).  Needless to say, I was thrilled about the opportunity. The show’s premise is to have duos of amateur chefs with no formal culinary experience battle against... Read more »
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Sarah's Pastries and Candies

Sarah's Pastries and Candies
As many of you know, I’m quite obsessed with all things Food Network. Yesterday I had the chance to meet Sarah Levy of Sarah’s Pastries and Candies and winner of a Food Network Cake Challenge! As I’m not the greatest baker or sweet-maker it was awesome to get to meet such an accomplished pastry chef.... Read more »