The book traces a journey with food being an unconscious healer to one with food becoming the conscious healer. "How to get through life . . . one recipe at a time," says Chef Judi to describe her combination autobiographical and culinary resource book. The path of a successful chef from impressionable little girl to confident, compassionately driven woman is shared, with accompanying culinary photos and priceless recipes.
About the Author
Judi Gallagher is a celebrated professional chef, Culinary Director for ABC 7 (Sarasota) and Culinary Travel Editor for several publications, including Mycookingmagazine.com. She is also the President of Judi Gallagher & Associates, which provides hospitality consulting throughout the country. Chef Judi previously owned two restaurants, as well as a successful dessert company, in the Boston area before relocating to Sarasota Florida. An activist by nature, Judi has won the prestigious "She Knows Where She's Going Award" from Girl's Inc. and is known for her passion and drive involving charitable contributions. Featured in numerous magazines throughout the country, Chef Judi's passion for preserving family recipe cards and supporting all things delicious has spanned over five decades, beginning at the ripe old age of five. This book traces a complex life, made navigable because of food and its relationships. (Follow Chef Judi on Facebook, Mycookingmagazine.com. and Mysuncoast.com/dining.)