Cheryl D Lee

I like to eat, and luckily I love to cook. Food is more than a means to survive, it is a sharing of experience, a revelation of new sensations, and a sensual pleasure at its best.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Black Girl Chef's Whites. Publisher
Mom.me. Contributing Writer
Zester Daily. Contributing Writer
Le Cordon Bleu. Pasadena, CA
Chef Instructor
Foodpix/Jupiter Images. South Pasadena, CA
Senior Photo Editor
Womans World Magazine. Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Assistant Test Kitchen Director
Food Network. New York, NY
On Set Assistant to Emeril Lagasse
California Culinary Academy. San Francisco, CA
AA Culinary Arts
University of the Pacific. Stockton, CA
BA Broadcast Communications
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Recipe development
Brand Ambassador
Editorial Content
Photography
Food Styling
Cooking Classes
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
International Association of Culinary Professionals
SPONSORSHIPS & ENDORSEMENTS
Blogger for the Idaho Potato Commission
Blogger for San Miguel Produce
Blogger for Bob's Red Mill
Sponsored post for City of Hope
Sponsored post for Martha Stewart Cookware
Sponsored post for Foods From Chile
Sponsored posts for Frieda's Produce
Sponsored posts for Johnsonville Sausages
Sponsored posts for Melissa's Produce
Sponsored posts for Smart and Final
Sponsored post for Lucky Leaf Premium Pie Filling
Sponsored posts for Honey Ridge Farms
Sponsored post for Zyliss
Cheryl D Lee
Cheryl D Lee
Altadena, CA
United States

Black Girl Chef's Whites
Recipe Developer/Food Writer


Cooking good food does not have to be difficult, it can be a fun and ultimately satisfying experience.  Of course it is really fun and satisfying when someone else does the dishes.I am a native of Los Angeles who has almost twenty years of experience working in the food industry and currently blog about food trends and share my original recipes at Black Girl Chef's Whites.I am trained in the art of Classical French cooking, and have taught the Le Cordon Bleu method as an instructor at the California School of the Culinary Arts in Pasadena, California.I’ve also worked in a variety of relevant positions that include:
  • Chef Emeril Lagasse’s assistant on his television show Emeril Live
  • Assistant Test Kitchen Director for Women’s World Magazine 
  • Freelance Food Stylist for the TV show Friends and the soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful 
  • Recipe Developer for Woman’s Day Special Interest Publications
  • Senior Photo Editor for FoodPix/Jupiterimages