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Ok… I love it when a plan comes together.  Well this time our trip to Austin wasn’t exactly planned, but boy did it all come together wonderfully.  It all started we found out that The Step Stool Chef is being featured in SideChef, a step by step cooking app that was named “Best Apps of 2014” by…

I absolutely love shopping at Whole Foods Market.  To me, it combines the experience of shopping at a farmer’s market and your local neighborhood grocer.  Plus, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Whole Foods Market in my corporate career so I have first hand, behind-the-scene knowledge of their commitment to their food quality standards and sustainable practices.  …

Mar
04

I love my kids… and I love spending time with my kids…. but after back to back snow days you start scratching your head for ideas to keep them busy and fight cabin fever.  For my little chef’s birthday, we gave his guests Kool-Aid Play Dough home kits as party favors.  I was so excited when…

Feb
10

Holy Guacamole! I can hardly believe it… my little chef has turned 7.  As in S-E-V-E-N! If I say it enough times, it may sink in. Time flies by so fast… it seems just like yesterday I was picking out his crib. My little chef loves art as much as he loves to cook, so we…

Last weekend, the Step Stool Chef and I had the wonderful opportunity to cover the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show in Washington DC.  We were super excited for two big reasons: 1) It’s a Foodie Haven: if you love to cook, eat, or host, this is the place for you.  2) GUY FIERI: By far,…

Sep
18

As I was looking back at old photos, I couldn’t help but want to share the first time I realized how much my little chef loves to be the leader in the kitchen and not just mommy’s little helper.  This the afternoon of his 3rd birthday and he insisted on making his own birthday cake.  …

May
26

My little chef has a budding entrepreneurial spirit and I love nothing more to help him nurture it.  So when he shared that he wanted learn how to make his own money, we came up with the perfect idea to introduce him to business ownership… the quintessential all-American lemonade stand. I came across a program…

About the Chef!

Chef Julian has had a love for cooking since the age of 3. Now as the CEO and Head Kid Chef of The Step Stool Chef, he is focused on empowering kids to be leaders in the kitchen. Chef Julian has been featured on the covers of magazines, newspapers as well as made guest appearances on all major TV networks, conferences and food festivals and is known for his fun & easy approach to cooking.

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