Saturday, August 1, 2009

Celebrity Chef Shares the Dish (Audio)

Produced by Charlotte Robinson

In this intimate audio interview Emmy Winner Charlotte Robinson talks with Chef Rossi about the wildest event she’s ever catered for her celebrity clientele. Rossi, writer/painter/celebrity chef is a modern Renaissance woman entrepreneur whose business is flourishing during these challenging economic times. How does she do it? In the culinary world Rossi is the owner and executive chef of The Raging Skillet, one of New York City’s best and wildest caterers. She's been called “a new breed of rebel anti-caterer” by the The New York Times, and “eclectic and off the wall” by the Zagats review. She has also been featured on The Food Network. As a celebrity chef Rossi’s events have satisfied many illustrious guests, including Bill Clinton, Glen Close, Whoopie Goldberg, Rosie Perez, Cher, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon. As a writer, Rossi has been a features writer for several publications, such as The Daily News, Time Out New York and The New York Post. Her literary work has been published in McSweeneys and she has been the cult hit columnist for Bust magazine for 11 years and running. Rossi’s book of edible memoirs entitled “The Devil and Mrs. Goldstein" is near completion. As a painter Rossi’s works have been exhibited at The Provincetown Art Association Museum, Studio 429 in Soho, Cave Canem (NYC), Bob (NYC), The Cork Gallery in Avery Fisher Hall, the Lawrence Gallery, Long Island City Art Frenzy and The DNA Studio Gallery. She also co-founded The Lost and Found gallery in Crown Heights Brooklyn and is the founder of the Artist’s Room in the Lower East side of New York City where her one woman show “Fusilli”is currently on view. Rossi is openly gay and a strong supporter of LGBT civil rights.
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