JUDY ZEIDLER is a well-known food authority and author of the widely acclaimed The Gourmet Jewish Cook and Judy Zeidler’s International Deli Cookbook, 30-Minute Kosher Cook andMaster Chefs Cook Kosher, which is based on her syndicated television show “Judy’s Kitchen”.
She has also co-authored a cookbook with French chef Michel Richard, “Home Cooking with a French Accent”.
She and her husband are founders of the popular Citrus restaurant in Los Angeles and the Broadway Deli and Capo and Cora’s restaurants in Santa Monica, California, Brentwood Restaurant in Brentwood, California, and recently opened, Brass Cap in Santa Monica. She is also consulting at the Zeidler’s Cafe, which is located in the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles readers look forward to Ms Zeidler’s Jewish holiday articles which appear in the Los Angeles Times and the Jewish Journal. Her Potato Latke recipe has won a Los Angeles Times Best Recipe Award. She is often a guest on national television and radio programs and is on the board of several food and wine societies.
She and her husband spend several months in Italy and France, each year, visiting restaurants, food and wine purveyors, and collecting new recipe ideas and food inspirations. She is currently working on a cookbook based on her adventures in Italy.
Ms. Zeidler believes that the shared enjoyment of food and wine is one of the most fulfilling elements in life and that cooking and entertaining should be fun. Through her cooking classes she thrives to inspire her students to cook and entertain at home. She is never too busy to open her kitchen, and to donate cooking classes to benefit charitable organizations.
Judy Zeidler can be reached at judy at mostardapress dot com