Amy Riolo’s mission is to accurately portray cultures through cuisine. She fuses the worlds of cuisine, culture, and history in all aspects of her work. Amy strongly believes that eating should evoke both pleasure and health, and therefore makes cooking as fun as eating.
The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook (ADA, 2010)
Amy has developed curriculum, lectured, and taught the importance of cuisine and culture at colleges, universities, culinary schools, cultural institutions, embassies, and museums. Her most recent lectures have taken place at Georgetown University, The Smithsonian Institution, and The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
As an internationally recognized culinary expert, Amy has developed new restaurant concepts and themes, designed menus, created recipes, held training seminars, conducted hands on training sessions with executive chefs, and assisted restaurants and hotels transform their businesses. She also works with groups and individuals who seek assistance in broadening their culinary horizons.
Amy helps companies get their message out to target companies through her role as Chef/Spokesperson.
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