Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and has worked at some of the top restaurants in New York (including Lidia Bastianich’s Felidia and Peter Hoffman’s Savoy). She cooked professionally in Italy, taught at the Institute of Culinary Education, and battled alongside Mario Batali on Food Network’s Iron Chef America. During her tenure as executive chef at Centro Vinoteca, she also oversaw the kitchen of Gusto before being recruited to Food Network full time, first as the host of her own show, “Secrets of a Restaurant Chef” and then as co-host of the primetime hit “Worst Cooks in America.”

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“In her new book, Cook Like a Rock Star, Chef Burrell not only tells the how, but also the why of cooking; and, best of all, she does something truly amazing—she makes cooking fun