Lake Austin Culinary Experience®
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Cooking Session with Guest Chef: Grace Young
Grace Young has been called the Stir-Fry Guru by the New York Times, the Wok Queen by the Washington Post, and the Wok Evangelist by the website Chow.com. Her newest cookbook Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge won the 2011 James Beard Foundation’s Best International Cookbook Award. It was also named one of the top cookbooks of the year by NPR, Washington Post, Good Morning America, and Huffington Post. Young is a three-time IACP award-winning writer, including the Jane Grigson Award for distinguished scholarship, recipient of the World Food Media Award, and the eGullet Culinary Journalist Scholarship. She is the award-winning author of The Breath of a Wok and The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen.
Young has been featured in The New York Times, All Things Considered, and on CBS News Sunday Morning, in addition to appearing as a guest on the Martha Stewart Show. She is a contributing editor for Saveur magazine and her work has appeared in Saveur, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Gourmet, and Eating Well. She has lectured at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, New York University, Culinary Institute of America Greystone, James Beard Foundation, and the French Culinary Institute. For seventeen years Young was the Test Kitchen Director and Director for Food Photography for over forty cookbooks published by Time-Life Books.