Chef of Chef Works: Britney Jerome

Britney Jerome doesn’t have a quintessential moment or inspirational backstory that explains how she was drawn to the kitchen. It was, as she puts it, inexplicable. She began learning about cooking halfway through high school and simply never stopped. “It’s not like I grew up under the kitchen table watching an Italian grandmother make SundayFIND OUT MORE |

Apron Ace: Leanne Pietransinski

Leanne Pietransinski pictured in her favorite apron, the Berkeley! Our Apron Ace for February was motivated to get things right. Sure, Leanne Pietransinski was dumping batch after batch of macarons into the trash when she first got started. But nearly four years after starting her meringue-based dream, she and her husband, Pawel, have found success!FIND OUT MORE |

Chef of Chef Works: Jamie Adams

Saluti! Chef Jamie Adams always had a fascination with Italian culture. And thanks to family influence, it has carried him to where he is today. The youngest of five siblings, Adams always enjoyed cooking with his mother. But then he’d hear stories of his siblings traveling abroad to Italy. Those tales stoked his passion forFIND OUT MORE |

Apron Ace: Kevin Lim

New for 2018, Chef Works is saluting those who wear the apron … and not just in restaurants. From florists, makeup artists and fishmongers to spa attendants and chocolatiers (and everyone else who wears an apron that we didn’t list) we’re proud to honor those who don the apron as part of their daily life.FIND OUT MORE |

New Year: Healthier You!

To the surprise of no one, the leading results of this YouGov poll measuring the top New Year’s resolutions for 2018 are to 1) eat healthier and 2) get more exercise. (You can see the raw data of the poll here) We’re guessing that was the No. 1 resolution (or some form thereof) in 2017,FIND OUT MORE |