Rozanne Gold is a celebrated chef, author, journalist, and philanthropist known for her prolific voice and storied career. At the age of 23, she was the first chef to New York Mayor Ed Koch and went on to became consulting chef to the Rainbow Room and Windows on the World.

A four-time winner of the James Beard Award,  Ms. Gold is the author of thirteen cookbooks and more than six hundred articles about food, trends and dining culture. She has written and produced stories for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and numerous national publications.

A food trends pundit, she has anticipated – and advocated for – culinary change and is responsible for the creation of some of the country’s most enduring trends. Ms. Gold was the former entertaining columnist for Bon Appetit magazine, and was responsible for saving Gourmet magazine’s library by purchasing it and donating it to New York University.

After Hurricane Sandy, Ms. Gold established a pop-up kitchen in Brooklyn to prepare and deliver 185,000 meals to those in need. A frequent guest on National Public Radio, Ms. Gold mentors many young women and men in the food industry.

She is currently pursuing an MFA in poetry at the New School, exploring the idea of spiritual nourishment at the end of life. READ MORE


Rozanne Gold is the leader of a minimalist sect, one that uses the fewest possible ingredients to
produce dishes that are not just credible but delicious. -Mark Bittman, The New York Times

When you talk about modern innovators in the food world, I place Rozanne right alongside Mario Batali, Gabrielle Hamilton, and Yotam Ottolenghi.
Her recipes are brilliant and inspiring and her flair for cooking is beyond measure. -Bob Spitz, author of Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Rozanne Gold is a trailblazing chef, cookbook author, food writer, and restaurant consultant, and quite possibly
New York City's "first lady of food." -Meryl Rosofsky, Savoring Gotham