About Chef Vanessa Seder
Vanessa is a chef, food stylist, recipe developer, teacher, author and co-founder of the culinary design collaborative Relish & Co. She has been featured on several radio programs, including NPR’s Faith Middleton Food Schmooze and television shows including NBC Portland’s 207 and Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family. A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education, Vanessa has developed recipes for Real Simple, All You, Health, Cooking Light, Hannaford’s Fresh and Ladies Home Journal where she previously served as an associate food editor. Her first cookbook, Secret Sauces, received Honorable Mention at the 2018 Readable Feast Awards. Her new book, Eat Cool (Rizzoli Books, 2021), is an eating-in-hot-weather guidebook and recipe collection. She lives with her family in Portland, Maine where she is always cooking up new ways to lend her expertise to burgeoning chefs.