AWARDS BREAKFAST SPEAKER:
Biochemist and Author
People in airports recognize Shirley as the “Mad Scientist”
on Good Eats TV show. She has appeared on many TV shows, even
once on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live with Snoop Dog as her fry
For over 40 years, Shirley has solved cooking problems for
everyone from home cooks, editors and writers, large companies
like Pillsbury and Procter & Gamble, to Julia Child.
Shirley’s book, CookWise, has sold over 400,000
copies and both CookWise and BakeWise were
James Beard Award winners. She has written a regular syndicated
column for The Los Angeles Times Syndicate International,
now The Chicago Tribune’s Media Services since 1998. Shirley
was Bon Appétit's Best Teacher of the Year in 2001,
Research Chefs’ Holleman Award winner for outstanding achievement
in technical communication, 2004, and in 2009, Shirley received
a great honor from Les Dames Escoffier--being named Grande
Dame, an award received by Julia Child, M.F.K. Fisher, Anne
Willan, Alice Waters, and other famous women of the food world.
Shirley was one of twelve baking experts from around the world
invited to teach a class at the World Pastry Forum.
More about Shirley Corriher:
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