Steven Raichlen

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Celebrity Speaker Chef Steve Raichlen is an award winning celebrity chef, author and television personality. He is mostly widely known for his efforts in reinventing modern barbecue. Defeating the highly known Japanese Iron Chef, Rokusaburo Michiba, in the “Battle of the Barbecue Gods”, he offers an unbeatable experience when booking celebrity chefs for any accommodating event!

His career in cooking started with his interest in French literature. He then was led into a fellowship where he went to Europe to study middle ages and medieval cooking. In doing so, he trained at two prestigious cooking schools in Paris, La Varenne and Le Cordon Bleu.

Having a literature and culinary arts background, he excels in his creation when combining both topics. Most of Chef Raichlen’s cooking books have a common theme regarding global grilling and the culture surrounding it. In total, he has created and written 31 books, which include “How to Grill”, “BBQ USA”, Healthy Latin Cooking”, and “The Barbecue Bible”.

Aside from his own endeavors with writing, he has also written for “Food & Wine”, “The New York Times” and “National Geographic Traveler”. For two years, Steven Raichlen hosted the hit show “Primal Grill”. Where he gave tips, techniques and tutorials on how to cook on the grills of all sorts.

Chef Raichlen is famously known for his TV hosting and appearances, along with his creation of the hit TV show “Barbecue University”. This is also the name of an all inclusive three course meal that Raichlen founded in Colorado Springs which specializes in all things related to grill and barbecue university.

Throughout Chef Raichlen’s career, he has accomplished a great deal of restaurant and chef awards. He has created many cookbooks, which he won many awards for. Such as the James Beard award for the Best Vegetarian Cookbook in 1996, Best Light and Healthy Cookbook in 1993, and James Beard Foundation/KitchenAid Book Award in 2001.

One of his more recent accomplishments is being inducted into the Barbecue Hall of Fame in 2015. After four years of research and traveling 150,000 miles across five continents, he also won an IACP Julia Child Award from the Julia Child Foundation. All of these accomplishments and awards make hiring Steven Raichlen the best move you can make for your corporate events!

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Nyesha Arrington

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Chef Nyesha J Arrington is an accomplished celebrity chef, speaker, entrepreneur, and restaurateur, who is commonly known for her advocacy of using locally sourced ingredients. She offers a unique and diverse experience for everyone who books her as a professional chef, or books her as a speaker.

Born in Southern California, she learned how to cook with her Korean grandmother at an early age. Chef Arrington was introduced to multiple diverse foods, such as bulgogi, octopus, and homemade kimchi to name a few. These cooking techniques shaped the way Chef Arrington developed her unique cooking ideas as a personal chef, including a style of being personal and exceptional.

Along with her attraction to the food world, she always had a deep interest in art. In doing so, she cooked with a deep understanding of global inspiration and the idea of “Every plate is like a canvas”.

Chef Arrington graduated from the Art Institute of California, located in Los Angeles. Famous Chef Josiah Citrin, owner of the two Michelin Star Mélisse restaurants, took her under his wing and became her mentor. This became a pivotal point in her fine dining career. Citrin made her a saucier at Mélisse then led her to help with the opening of two of his successful restaurants in Santa Monica.

After working with Citrin, Chef Arrington expanded to work with the incredible French Chef Joël Robuchon at his Mobil award winning and Michelin starred restaurant in Las Vegas. 

In 2011-2013, Chef Arrington was the Executive Chef at Wilshire restaurant, where restaurant critic Brad Johnson named her the Rising Star. Since then, she has been featured in numerous cooking shows including winning the competition on the Food Network’s series “Chef Hunter” and “Knife Fight” on Esquire Network. She was also a contestant on “Top Chef” and then returned back on “Knife Fight” to be a Guest Chef Judge.

Aside from her outstanding television history, she was included in Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Jonathan Gold’s iconic list of 101 Best Restaurants for both of her dining concepts. Arrington was also a headliner in Austin for the Food and Wine Festival, featured on multiple covers of Delta Sky Magazine and Rachael Ray Everyday. As well as being mentioned in Food & Wine, GQ, Essence, and Bon Appétit.

More recently, Chef Arrington is now a star in Gordon Ramsey’s wildly successful and highly rated hit TV show “Next Level Chef”, which is a cooking competition that airs on FOX. This series is Gordon Ramsey’s biggest and most intense show yet.

Chef Arrington got the position of being one of the mentors alongside Gordon Ramsey and Richard Blais. In the show, she tries to recruit the best chefs in the industry and take them under her wing. The contestants compete against each other to become the next high-level megastar in the food world with the help of Chef Arrington!


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Kelsey Shade

At a very young age, Kelsey fell in love with the art of cooking. She learned the basics of cooking from her Italian grandmother. She began to realize how cooking brought family together and it soon became like second nature to her. By age 12, she had already known that she wanted to turn her love for the kitchen into a career. Kelsey worked at The Culinary Institute of America and McCormick doing recipe development and teaching cooking classes. Her latest achievement involved Kelsey teaching at a cooking school in Italy where she learned most of her pasta making skills. 
Her first video on TikTok, which featured her showing the audience how to properly use and hold a knife, reached 2 million views and hit 100k followers in just two weeks. She noticed that many of her followers wanted to cook chef worthy recipes but were intimidated of the kitchen. So she began posting simple techniques and tips that would help people become more comfortable cooking at home.  Her passion for cooking and helping home cooks learn simple recipes that can bring their families closer together like hers, is the reason she continues to cook.

Sunny Anderson

Celebrity Chef Sunny Anderson has two huge passions in life: food and music.  She began her career as the owner of Sunny’s Delicious Dishes, a food catering company based in New Jersey which served up soul food for top hip hop recording artists and studio music executives. Her catering company has served guests for many famous events, including Fashion Week at Bryant Park in New York City.

Chef Anderson’s television career kicked off in 2005 when she made her first television appearance cooking alongside Chef Emeril Lagasse on the Emeril Live show. From there, she has been featured on many television shows, such as CBS’s The Morning Show and Good Morning America.  Sunny Anderson hosts two TV shows of her own on Food Network: Cooking For Real, where she offers real food for real life, and her primetime series, How’d That Get On My Plate. Anderson proved her worth in 2013 when she competed on the third installment of Food Network’s Chopped All-Stars against celebrity chefs Nadia G., Jeff Mauro and Gabriele Corcos. She lost in the final round of the competition when she went head to head against famous chefs Scott Conant, Laila Ali and Gavin Kaysen.

What sets Celebrity Chef Sunny Anderson apart from other chefs is that she is “real”. In other words, she understands that many people seek cooking which is uncomplicated and affordable at the same time. She takes a realistic approach to all of her dishes, appealing to many people.

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Aaron Sanchez

Celebrity Chef Speaker Aaron Sanchez is a culinary trailblazer in the world of modern Mexican cuisine, infusing old traditional flavors with a new twist. Needless to say the demand to hire Aaron Sanchez for trade shows and events is only getting hotter! This top celebrity chef is a featured judge on Food Network’s Chopped and the host of the Cooking Channel’s Emmy-nominated TV series, Taco Trip. Away from the TV set, Aaron is a successful restaurateur and cookbook author whose most recent venture John Besh called Johnny Sanchez opened in August of 2014. The restaurant now has two locations in New Orleans and Baltimore.

Aaron’s father is a celebrated Mexican chef, Zarela Martinez who he attributes his commitment, skills and passion to and the reason he is one of the leading contemporary Latin chefs. As a teenager in New Orleans, Aaron honed his skills under the late Paul Prudhomme and eventually graduated with a degree in culinary arts from Johnston & Wales University. He worked his way through several kitchens with business partner Alex Garcia before landing a spot as the co-host of Food Network’s Melting Pot. He has since made celebrity chef appearances on numerous Food Network shows such as, Chefs vs. City, Chopped, Best Thing I Ever Ate, Next Iron Chef, and more.

Aaron is the author of 2 cookbooks, La Comida del Barrio and Simple Food, Big Flavor: Unforgettable Mexican-Inspired Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours. He is also a celebrity spokesperson for IMUSA with whom he designed his own line of cookware. In 2016, Celebrity Chef Speaker Aaron Sanchez has been hired as a featured celebrity chef at food festivals all over the U.S. including one of the biggest foodie events each year, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.

Aaron takes pride in using his celebrity status to help build the community around him. He is currently an ambassador for Why Hunger? and The Food Bank NYC, with the end goal to aid in hunger and poverty relief stateside and around the world. He is one of the top celebrity chefs behind the Chefs Move! scholarship program helping diversify kitchens all over the world by assisting minorities in training and preparing for kitchen leadership roles.

Would your organization like to hire Aaron Sanchez for your upcoming event or marketing campaign? Let a qualified celebrity chef booking agent help find the perfect celebrity chef speaker for you! A celebrity chef speaker can create a dynamic event and add energy and excitement to your event. Celebrity chef appearances can consist of a cooking demonstration, personal appearances or a keynote speech.  If you would like to hire Aaron Sanchez or are interested in exploring other celebrity chefs please call Celebrity Chef Network at 212-410 -9879 or email to speak with a celebrity chef agent to discuss top celebrity chefs available for your organization and event.

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