Originally from the south, at age 11 Karl's family moved to Minnesota, a place where rosemary is "spicy." Karl learned to cook in self-defense. Among his past professional credits, Karl was the owner Executive Chef of The Country Club in New Orleans, and launched Empire Biscuit in New York City's East Village. He has previously worked in Italy, The Dominican Republic and France, viewing travel an opportunity to learn. Karl is often referred to in the press as 'The Food Stamp Chef' due to his long commitment and activism on food insecurity issues. He writes an ongoing blog on the Huffington Post.
CHEF CONSULTANT, FOOD STYLIST
Corey Belle is originally from Philadelphia, where she trained as a chef and started her career in the city's most notable restaurants. She then traveled the world, working in South East Asia and Australia. Upon returning to the U.S., she starred in Fox's Hell's Kitchen, hosted by Gordon Ramsay, where she achieved 3rd place. Craving a varied, creative and innovative career in the food industry, Corey chose to become a food stylist and consultant. Her clients include numerous advertising agencies, magazines, restaurants, and TV shows, including: Suave, Fitness Magazine, Piada, Pio Pio, and Robin Miller.