Do You Need Excitement and Interactivity in your Virtual Event?
With Virtual Cooking Entertainment, your online program will become an experience your virtual audience will never forget. Not only will they enjoy a great meal, but the attendees of your virtual event will meet top celebrity cooks like Rachael Ray, Marco Pierre White. Giada De Laurentiis. Anne Burrell. Rocco Dispirito orTodd English up, close and personal!
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Top Chef fans love Angelo Sosa and have enjoyed seeing his success on two seasons of Top Chef Season 7 and Top Chef All-Stars! One of Angelo’s dishes on Top Chef won a NASA competition that sent his short ribs into space. He has worked with some of the best chefs and restaurateurs in the world, including Jean Georges, Dune, and Stephen Starr. Angelo released two cookbooks, one in 2012 and the other in 2015. Angelo opened his restaurant Death by Tequila, championing Baja-inspired cuisine in 2018 in Encinitas.
Get ready to be entertained and inspired with a sophisticated, highly creative, and incredibly memorable chocolate and wine experience in the comfort of your own home with international chocolate celebrity Paul Joachim. Provide your wine, chocolate, and ingredients, or order a custom tasting. Then join Paul for an individualized pairing experience that is exhilarating and delicious.
You are invited to the most magical cooking class you’ve ever attended! 50% cooking class and 50% magic show … 100% fun.
Chris Korn is an accomplished magician and chef. He will guide you magically through learning two dishes that are so easy that you will be left marveling that you can create such magic in your own kitchen. Chris brings 36 years of culinary and magical experiences from over 30 countries to his 74 million views on worldwide television. His forthcoming cookbook has already received raves from chef’s around the world. Known as a magician’s magician, his magical performances have made him the featured performer internationally.
Well in advance of the event, you will receive a simple list of easily available ingredients, so you are all set when the fun begins. For the next 45 minutes, while you making these incredible dishes, you’ll be amazed by Chris Korn’s eye-popping sleight of hand and magic, entertained by his engaging stories (such as his command performance for Queen Elizabeth II of England) and intrigued by some cool kitchen hacks (such as how to scramble an egg in its shell). This fully interactive show/party/class is unlike anything else you’ve seen before.
Now it’s your turn to become a magical wizard in the kitchen.
Seen on the second season of the Top Chef, Betty Fraser became a fan favorite for her never-ending energy, constant smile, and “tell it like it is attitude.” Co-owner of the award-winning Grub Gals Catering has carved out a niche in the highly competitive restaurant and catering field. Betty has also appeared on Top Chef Holiday Special, Top Chef Masters, and Bravotv.com’s Lexus 2010 Webisode series Perfectly Delish. Betty is a recurring guest chef on Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family and was seen on The Today Show cooking with Al Roker. In 2014 Betty was a guest judge on Master Chef Junior with Gordon Ramsay, and in 2015 she was a co-star in The Dinner Bash, a top-rated webisode series.
Originally hailing from Florence, Italy, Fabio came to the US and made his first television appearance on Top Chef and then was featured on Life After Top Chef. Fabio has since appeared on Good Morning America, The Talk, The Chew on ABC, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Good Day LA, Access Hollywood, The Today Show, and many more! Fabio Viviani Hospitality has opened 34 restaurants to date, and in the next 18 months, Fabio Viviani Hospitality Group is scheduled to open 14 more venues, including 5 Hotels in partnerships with different operators.
Perhaps most recognizable as the winner of Top Chef All-Stars, Richard Blais is a successful chef, cookbook author and television personality. Richard is a recurring guest on ABC’s The Chew and Good Morning America. Richard’s passion for molecular gastronomy sets him apart from many of his competitors and adds to the uniqueness of his food. He currently owns and operates Trail Blais, a forward- thinking culinary company that has consulted on, designed, and operated popular eateries including multiple outposts of Flip Burger Boutique located in the Southeast and most recently, Crack Shack and Juniper & Ivy in San Diego.
Royal Chef Carolyn Robb attended the Tante Marie School of cookery in Surrey. After gaining her diploma in Cordon Bleu Cookery, with distinction, she moved to Kensington Palace, where she began work as a chef to TRH The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. In the summer of 1989, Carolyn was offered the position of chef to TRH The Prince and Princes of Wales.
After 13 years in the Royal Household, Carolyn left and moved to Dubai to work as Project Director for a newly established company called Chef’s Larder. Her remit included the opening of several delicatessens, offering an exclusive range of imported products never previously seen in Dubai, from all over the world.
“Yan Can Cook, So Can You!” has always been the motto of Martin Yan, chef extraordinaire and popular television host recognized from Shanghai to San Francisco. Promoting Chinese cuisine, making it easy for the cook and tasty for the guests, has been his life-long mission. Born in Guangzhou in Southern China, Chef Yan is technically a second-generation ‘culinarian,’ who was first inspired by his mother in the tiny kitchen of their family restaurant. After receiving his formal restaurant training in Hong Kong, Chef Yan immigrated to Calgary, Canada. On one snowy day, he was asked to appear in a daytime news program to demonstrate Chinese cooking. The rest, as they say, was television history. From that small station in Canada, the Yan Can Cook Show grew to become one of the most popular cooking programs on public television, both in North America and globally. It has won the James Beard Award for Best Food Documentary Show for two consecutive seasons. Never one to rest on his laurels, Martin has remained an active international food ambassador. He roams the world representing different commercial and social concerns to entertain and educate the public, sharing his unique humor and a strong passion for Chinese cooking.
Adrianne Calvo has taken the food scene by storm, firmly establishing herself as a celebrity chef, author, television personality, philanthropist, and restaurateur. To date, she has produced five cookbooks: Maximum Flavor, Chef Adrianne: Driven by Flavor, Fueled by Fire, #MaximumFlavorSocial, Play With Fire, and The A-List, a two-volume work. Her restaurant, the award-winning Chef Adrianne’s Vineyard Restaurant, and Wine Bar have been named one of the U.S.’s 15 most unique restaurants by Zagat, being selected as one of the 17 best-known restaurants in Miami by Thrillist, being named in the Miami Food Bucket List, also by Thrillist, and winning best chef (2014,2016, 2018) and best restaurant (2014, 2017) in Miami by the Reader’s Choice Awards. Chef, She became the youngest person to cook for the United Nations and its ambassadors, while also displaying her expertise for CNN correspondents, competing in Food Network’s Chopped and Beat Bobby Flay, and being featured in top food publications like Gourmet, Bon Appetite, and Saveur.
Rick Bayless is best known for winning the title of Top Chef Masters, beating out the French and Italian with his authentic Mexican cuisine. His highly rated Public Television Series, Mexico-One Plate at a Time, is broadcast coast to coast and has earned him multiple Daytime Emmy nominations for Best Culinary Host. Rick has nine cookbooks. His second book, Mexican Kitchen, won the Julia Child IACP cookbook of the year award in 1996, and his fourth book, Mexico-One Plate at a Time won James Beard Best International Cookbook of the Year award in 2001. In 2016, he earned the Julia Child Foundation Award, a prestigious honor given to “an individual who has made a profound and significant impact on the way America cooks, eats and drinks.”
Celebrity chef, television host, best-selling author, speaker, writer, and mom of four Melissa d’Arabian is an expert on affordable and healthy family home cooking. After winning season five of The Next Food Network Star in August 2009, Melissa premiered her inaugural cooking show Ten Dollar Dinners proving a delicious budget-friendly meal can be made without compromise and always delivering on her $10 promise. Today, Melissa is a sought-after expert regularly featured in national media.
Brian Malarkey, a finalist on Top Chef Season 3 has been featured on numerous television shows including The Real Housewives of Orange County, Top Chef Masters, and was the winning Chef Mentor on ABC’s The Taste. He is currently competing in Top Chef LA All-Stars Brian has won over 60 industry awards and created 15 highly successful restaurants across the United States. He was the founding executive chef/partner of Searsucker and Herringbone restaurants, under his guidance, the brands expanded both across the country and internationally to 10 locations. Brian continues to appear on popular shows as a guest celebrity chef including, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, and The Today Show.
Originally from Los Angeles, single mom Antonia gained experience in the culinary arts studying at the acclaimed French Culinary Institute. After graduating she landed a coveted position in the kitchen of Wolfgang Puck’s Spago. During this time, Antonia appeared on Top Chef Season 4. Since then, she has spent time behind the camera as a Culinary Producer for America’s Next Great Restaurant and in front of the camera as a judge on CNBC’s Restaurant. The startup, and recurring roles on The Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen, Man vs. Child, ABC’s Real O’neals, and most recently on Food Network’s newest cut-throat competition Tournament of Champions. Antonia has opened several restaurants including Dama in Los Angeles and Scopa in Venice, CA.
Cat Cora is a world-renowned chef, author, restaurateur, contributing editor, television host and personality, actress, avid philanthropist, health and fitness expert, lifestyle entrepreneur, and proud mother of six. The Jackson, Mississippi native trained at the Culinary Institute of America, cooked at two 3-star Michelin restaurants in France, and has opened more than 18 restaurants across the United States and over 500 pop-ups across the United States globally, highlighting her platform on health, wellness, and sustainability. Cora is a prominent author of three successful cookbooks, one children’s book, and her raw and remarkably candid memoir called Cooking as Fast as I Can: A Chef’s Story of Food, Family and Forgiveness.
Perhaps most recognizable as the winner of Top Chef All-Stars, Richard Blais is a successful chef, cookbook author, and television personality. Richard is a recurring guest on ABC’s The Chew and Good Morning America. Richard’s passion for molecular gastronomy sets him apart from many of his competitors and adds to his food’s uniqueness. He currently owns and operates Trail Blais, a forward-thinking culinary company that has consulted on, designed, and operated popular eateries, including multiple outposts of Flip Burger Boutique located in the Southeast and most recently, Crack Shack and Juniper & Ivy in San Diego.
What other Celebrity Chefs Perform Virtually?
Rocco DiSpirito, Maneet Chauhan, Guy Fieri, Curtis Stone, Bobby Flay, Jamie Oliver and Giada de Laurentiis.
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How to Use a Virtual Celebrity Chef
For all organizations showing appreciation is vital. When people feel valued and appreciated they are more likely to be engaged and recommend you to others. These VIP’s can meet top celebrity chefs up-close and personal while they learn how to cook a meal.
Just because your fundraiser has moved online doesn’t mean it has to lack excitement and interactivity. Add spice to your virtual fundraiser when your entertainment is a Celebrity Chef teaching your donors how to cook a meal.
Corporate team-building experiences have been around for years. They use fun to break down walls of communication, teach valuable skills, and teamwork. Add a celebrity chef and an extraordinary meal as a reward, and you’ve got a winning event!