Free Cooking Class with Chef Katie: Partnering with Cancer Wellness Center

The Cancer Wellness Center is a non-profit resource for cancer survivors, patients, and their families, located in Northbrook, IL. On July 27, I'll be teaming up with Lori Bumbaco, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, to offer a free cooking class.  I'll be sharing some easy, healthy, plant-based recipes.  Lori will talk about the role a plant-based diet can play in cancer prevention

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Chef Katie Simmons Winter 2017: India Flavor Trip, Turkey Meatballs, Corporate Speaking, and #1 Ranking

Chef Katie Simmons Winter 2017: India Flavor Trip, Turkey Meatballs, Corporate Speaking, and #1 Ranking

2017 has been busy for Chef Katie.  She just returned from a flavor trip to India, where she took an individual cooking lesson from two of the chefs at a the Fort Palace Hotel in Neemrana.  In the kitchen, she has been cooking up comfort foods -- making healthier versions of your favorite Turkey Meatballs, Shepherds Pie, and Chocolate "Secrete Spinach" cupcakes.  She has been ranked #1 Best Personal Chef in Chicago by both Thumbtack and Yelp.  Check out this Newsletter to see what else is stewing...

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Chef Katie Simmons Summer Newsletter, 2016: Montreal, Germany, Cacciatore, and Chefs in Training

Chef Katie Simmons Summer Newsletter, 2016: Montreal, Germany, Cacciatore, and Chefs in Training

It's been a busy summer in Chef Katie's kitchen.  Chicago's farmers markets have been bursting with ripe tomatoes and sweet melons.  Yet, I've managed to get away from the stove long enough to explore new flavors in Montreal, try my hand at pretzel-making in Germany, and serve as a mentor at COH's Silver Fork Culinary program.

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