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Eating with Pleasure

Cooking Tips for the Young Professional

Featuring Amy Riolo ’95

Eating with Pleasure

Cooking Tips for the Young Professional

Featuring Amy Riolo ’95

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

National Union Building, 918 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Join Amy Riolo ’95, award-winning, best-selling author, chef, TV personality, and educator, along with other Young Alumni for cooking event in downtown DC. This event is exclusively for Cornellians.

6:30 – 7:15 p.m.: Registration & cocktail reception

7:15 – 8:00 p.m.: Presentation

8:00 – 8:45 p.m.: Cooking demo

8:45 – 9:00 p.m.: Networking and conclusion of event

$30 early bird/$35 regular/$40 at the door

Space is limited for this event so register today!

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn from a world-class culinary consultant, chef, and Cornell Human Ecology alumna Amy Riolo ’95.  During her presentation and cooking demonstration, Amy will share insights and advice to help us to enjoy our food and take pleasure in planning meals, cooking, entertaining, eating healthy, and much more

Amy is known for sharing history, culture, and nutrition through global cuisine as well as simplifying recipes for the home cook. Amy is considered a culinary thought leader who enjoys changing the way we think about food and the people who create it.

She is a Mediterranean Diet advocate who makes frequent appearances on numerous television and radio programs both in the United States and abroad, including Fox TV, ABC, CBS, NBC, The Hallmark Channel, Nile TV, The Travel Channel, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and Abu Dhabi Television. 

As a successful culinary consultant, Amy enjoys developing menus, concepts, action plans, recipes, training seminars and guides for corporations, restaurants, and hotels. She has consulted international business owners on bakeries, cafes, restaurants, and culinary stores where she taught vocational baking classes for thousands of pastry chefs. Amy has taught hundreds of recreational cooking classes in the Washington, DC area.  Internationally, Amy had led professional and recreational cooking classes and culinary tours in Italy, Greece, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco, and the UAE, and leads culinary tours.

A respected culinary diplomat, Amy has created menus, culinary ceremonies, and educational seminars for diplomats, international chefs, and world leaders, earning her the title “The Cook to the Kings†by a Cairo newspaper in 2008. She speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish, conversational Arabic, and is studying Greek.  She has authored 5 cookbooks. 

Amy Riolo’s Cookbooks
The Italian Diabetes Cookbook 2016
The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook 2015
The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook (American Diabetes Association) 2010
Nile Style; Egyptian Cuisine and Culture (Hippocrene Books) now in its second edition
Arabian Delights; Recipes & Princely Entertaining Ideas from the Arabian Peninsula 2007

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