Unichef: Top Chefs Unite in Support of the World’s Children
Foreword by Danny Kaye; Preface by Caryl M. Stern; Edited by Scott Mowbray and Kate Meyers;
Unichef is the amazing collaboration of forty world-class chefs to benefit The US Fund for UNICEF, assembled by Hilary Gumbel. UNICHEF's famed contributors are brought together to create an international culinary travelogue for the whole family to enjoy. Distinctive recipes are just part of the narrative as each chef in an accompanying text shares his or her personal relationship to food in formative years and the genesis of their life's work.
About the Authors:
Hilary Gumbel has worked as a consultant for the US Fund for UNICEF, utilizing her expertise as a senior advisor for the Celebrity Relations and Ambassador Program. She has volunteered to raise awareness and funds for UNICEF, and in 2011 she became a national board member. Gumbel has traveled to Vietnam, Uruguay, Angola, Peru, Haiti, and Senegal to see UNICEF's work in the field. Prior to moving to New York in 1999, she worked in several businesses and financial institutions before joining Goldman Sachs, where she worked for six years. She is married to television journalist Bryant Gumbel.
Kate Meyers has been a national magazine writer and editor for twenty-five years. Her work has appeared in Cooking Light, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, Parade, InStyle, Ladies' Home Journal, and Women's Health. Meyers is an avid baker and annually hosts the "Good Cookie" event for Cookies for Kids' Cancer. Kate is currently based in Louisville, Colorado.
Danny Kaye (1913–1987) the legendary entertainer, was appointed UNICEF's first Goodwill Ambassador in 1954. He received two honorary Oscars for his humanitarian work and in 1965 joined UNICEF's official delegation in Oslo, Norway, when UNICEF received the Nobel Prize. He was remarkable not only for excellence in his profession, but also for unparalleled intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian achievements.
Caryl M. Sternis the president and CEO of The US Fund for UNICEF. She joined The US Fund for UNICEF in 2006 and assumed her current position in May 2007. She is the author of I Believe in Zero: Learning from the World's Children (St. Martin's/2013). She has received numerous honors and recognition for her work on the boards of many nonprofit organizations and is married and lives in Queens, New York.
Scott Mowbray is a James Beard-award-winning cookbook author editor of Cooking Light, the nation's largest healthy-eating magazine. Mowbray has coauthored, The Unforgettable Photograph, with George Lange (2013, Workman/2013). He currently lives in Birmingham, Alabama. Kate Meyers has been a national magazine writer and editor for twenty-five years, currently based in Louisville, Colorado.
196 pages, 7 3/8 x 9 11/16", hardcover;
50 4/c and b/w artworks