NEW YORK–Chef, restaurateur, author and television star Stephanie Izard is the newest chef to join Macy’s Culinary Council.
Macy’s Culinary Council includes chefs who offer culinary expertise and inspiration to Macy’s customers. Featured in Macy’s in-store events, culinary initiatives, marketing and online content, the chefs share recipes and culinary tips. Other council members include Rick Bayless, Cat Cora, Nancy Silverton, Ming Tsai and Wolfgang Puck.
Izard is a James Beard Award nominee, Food & Wine “Best New Chef” and winner of Bravo’s “Top Chef” (Season Four). “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,” Izard said in a statement. “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.”
“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.”