Chef, restaurateur, author and television star Stephanie Izard is the newest chef to join Macy’s Culinary Council, an exclusive team of the country’s finest chefs who serve to inspire the way Macy's customers shop, cook and eat at home. A James Beard Award nominee, Food & Wine “Best New Chef” and winner of Bravo’s “Top Chef” (Season Four), Izard will serve as an ambassador for Macy’s Home department alongside fellow Macy’s Culinary Council chefs including Rick Bayless, Cat Cora, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai and Wolfgang Puck.
Macy's Culinary Council Chef Stephanie Izard. (Photo: Business Wire)
"I'm so honored to be part of the Macy's Culinary Council with chefs that I have looked up to in one way or another my entire career,” said Chef Stephanie Izard. “I am really happy to have the chance to interact more with Macy's shoppers by sharing some of my favorite recipes and cooking tips."
Macy’s Culinary Council includes esteemed chefs who serve as a force of culinary expertise and inspiration for Macy’s customers. Featured in Macy’s in-store events, culinary initiatives, marketing and online content, the chefs share recipes and culinary tips, helping home cooks feel like professional chefs in the kitchen. The comprehensive Macy’s Culinary Council program includes a range of elements aimed at providing Macy’s customers with exclusive experiences and access to the chefs, their food and their valuable advice including in-store cooking demonstrations, food truck tours, restaurants at Macy’s locations and cookbooks.
“Since its launch in 2003, Macy’s Culinary Council has included a diverse, talented and dynamic assortment of distinguished chefs,” said Amy Kule, group vice president for Macy’s Parade and Entertainment Group. “Inviting Stephanie to join allows Macy’s to celebrate emerging new culinary stars and bring their talent straight to our customers through Macy’s Culinary Council in-store events and broad-based initiatives. Stephanie is an acclaimed chef, successful restaurateur and television favorite, making her a perfect fit for the Council.”