# chefs and personalities

This irascible dynamo taught America how to cook real Italian food — along with plenty of lessons about how to cook, period

We're indebted to this group of sauce-loving, cheese-obsessed, crust-crunching pizzaphiles. We salute their dedication and love to their love to this, one of Americans' most beloved foods.

Carla Hall Talks Pillsbury Bake-Off and Upcoming Restaurant
The event also served as a kickoff for a journey Down Under by myself and two Daily Meal Council members, chef–restaurateurs Jonathan Waxman and Alice Waters.
Los Angeles-based chef Ludo Lefebvre leads a cooking class for some future chefs in training
José Andrés is back on Twitter after tweeting that he had renounced it forever just two months ago
Chef Imran Ali discusses the challenges of introducing the cuisine to a new market
Einat Admony, Ivan Orkin, and Micah Wexler were recently named amongst The Jewish Forward’s Most Influential Jews of 2014
"I’m thinking of sending guests home with a bag of that soil, so our food can help them grow their own food"
A businessman and blogger entered for fun and won the day