Culinary Arts is very similar to visual arts. It employs the same creativity on the plate, with which a painter, paints on the canvas. Women have created and mastered this art in the kitchen since time immemorial. From picking vegetables to cooking, some of the most innovative, creative and artistic work in the kitchen is designed by women. Today women are coming out more in the open and taking the business of commercial cooking and food styling to a different level in various restaurants around the world. Listed below are the names of five world famous chefs who have changed the very concept of food in manywell-knownrestaurants of the world.
Padma Lakshmi is a very well known and internationally established chef, model and an award winning author. She was born in India while she was brought up in America where she took up her bachelor’s degree from the University of Clark, in American Literature and theatre arts. Lakshmi had a great inclination towards cooking and over the years she has earned named as a food expert. In the beginning of her career she has hosted two television shows based on cooking. Besides that she has also written the bestselling cookbook, “Easy Exotic”, which also won for her International Versailles Event for being a first time writer.
Bethenny Frankel was the one who launched the brand Skinnygirl. In 2002 she switched the gears and studied at the natural Gourmet Institute. Later on she started focusing on preparing healthy cookies and started Bethenny Bakes. Nevertheless the business did not prosper to the level she thought of, it acted as a gateway to Television. In 2005, she her high profile baking background helped her to be selected The Apprentice: Martha Stewart, wherein she was one of the finalists. This gave her fame and she was offered the “Real Housewives of New York City”.
Julia Child forayed into the domain of international cooking back in the ages, when women barely went out to work. She was responsible for introducing French cuisine to American people in her legendary book ‘Mastering the Art of French Cooking’. She later on went to host a successful cookery program on television known as the French Chef, which premiered in 1963. She was the recipient of various international awards like Emmy for Achievements in Educational Television, U.S. National Book Awards for Current Interest and Peabody award for the French Chef.
Racheal Ray had a very humble beginning as a manager of the fresh-foods department in Macy’s. Today she has an accumulated fortune of 50 million dollars and is known to host 4 television shows on the Food Network Channel. In her classes Rachel Ray emphasises on simple food menus that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. Her popular television series includes the famous “30 Minute Meals”, $40 a Day, Inside Dish and Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels. She has also authored numerous cookbooks around the quick cook theme, including 2001's Comfort Foods, 2003's Get Togethers and 2005's Rachael Ray 365. Rachael Ray won a 2007 Daytime Emmy Award and was nominated for six others including Outstanding Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Host
Giada De Laurentiis-
Giada De Laurentiis is a shining name in the field of cooking and with her skills she has become one of the famous household names. She has also earned on her name an Emmy Award. She is revered for her extraordinary culinary skills and an impressive training in the field. Over the years she has expanded her presence not only for her outstanding cooking skills but also her successful cookbooks, food products and brand alliances. She has also found a catering company named GDL Foods in Los Angeles where she took her training.