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katie lee

For Katie, culinary personality and co-host on Food Network’s hit show “The Kitchen,” cooking wasn’t just a hobby growing up – it was a way of life. Raised in a modest, tight-knit West Virginia family, each evening centered around the dinner menu. Eager to get involved, Katie began cooking at the tender age of 4 under the guidance of her mentor Grandma Dora. Using fresh vegetables from her grandpa’s garden and meat from the family’s cattle and pig farms, Katie quickly learned the value of seasonal ingredients. Katie’s latest book “Endless Summer Cookbook”, was recently released to rave reviews. Her first cookbook, The Comfort Table, was released in 2008, soon followed by The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions (2009). In addition to her cookbooks, she published her first novel, Groundswell, in 2011. In addition to “The Kitchen”, Katie can be seen regularly on Food Network shows “Best. Ever.” and “Beat Bobby Flay”,and Cooking Channel’s special “Beach Bites with Katie Lee.” Outside of her culinary and literary adventures, Katie sits on the Celebrity Board for Feeding America and is an active support for 96 Elephants. When not working or volunteering, she enjoys surfing, traveling and playing with her pug, Fionula. She resides in the Hamptons and Tribeca. Check local listings »

Perfection is not the goal -- it is about creating a relaxed environment where everyone feels comfortable.

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I am all about comfort food, but to be truly comforted by food, I need to know where it came from and how it got to my plate.

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HAMPTONS Summer 2017

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AMEX 4th of July Picnic

With July 4th right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to pack up your picnic basket and enjoy the …


SHAPE: Endless Summer

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Social Life Magazine July 2015 Feature

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I like my food like my fashion - the three c's -- comfortable, casual and a touch of couture.

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katie’s books


Endless Summer Cookbook

By Katie Lee, Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 2015, 224 pages

Katie Lee—co-host of Food Network’s The Kitchen—is known for her summer soirees, and in Endless Summer Cookbook, she shares more than 100 recipes that are staples at these parties. As Chef Bobby Flay can attest, “the recipes are as mouthwatering as they look.”



By Katie Lee, Simon and Schuster, 2012 Fiction, 240 pages

A butterfly flaps its wings in New York City and a groundswell forms in Mexico. An engrossing and life-affirming fictional account of a young PA named Emma who discovers the interconnectedness of all things through a set of life-changing experiences in Hollywood!



By Katie Lee, Gallery Books, 2009 Fiction, 272 pages

Katie Lee follows up ton her best-selling recipe book, “The Comfort Table” with a perfect recipe book to bring a little souther comfort to  your day-to-day meals.  Turn everyday into an occasion to enjoy your family and loved ones with The Comfort Table: Recipes for Everyday Occasions!



By Katie Lee, Gallery Books, 2008 Fiction, 256 pages

A must-have recipe book that will help you bring your family and loved ones together with delicious southern-inspired recipes for everyday occasions.  Katie will transport you to her small West Virginia town to give you and yours a chance to taste true comfort!



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