CHEF, TV HOST
“I want you to feel that same level of confidence in the kitchen and know that you don’t have to break the bank to throw an awesome party.”
Elena Besser is a Brooklyn-based, Chicago-bred Chef and TV Host. She is also a pop-culture and entertaining expert. Elena didn’t come from a long line of cooks but came from a family that prioritized flavor. She got her culinary degree at the International Culinary Center in 2016 and perfected her skills at New York Times 3-Star Restaurant, Lilia, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Elena has been a TV host since she was 14. She’s a chef-personality on Food Network Kitchen, the Food Network / Cooking Channel’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate”, Amazon’s “Today’s Deals Live”, and red-carpet host for The James Beard Awards livestream on Twitter.
Elena has always always loved to eat and her greatest joy in life is providing people with instant joy after they take a bite of something she has made them. She wants you to feel that same level of confidence in the kitchen and know that you don’t have to break the bank to throw an awesome party. So turn up the heat and embrace that we’re all just a hot mess trying to make it in this world. You frickin’ got this, and Elena is right here to be your pal along the way.