Jennifer Hill Booker, Executive Chef & Owner, Your Resident Gourmet, LLC
Chef Jennifer Hill Booker is not only a Culinary Educator, but a Personal Chef as well. She is the Executive Chef and Owner of Your Resident Gourmet, LLC, a Personal Chef and Catering Company; specializing in bringing fine dining to its clients in the comfort and privacy of their own homes. She is also the author of the upcoming cookbook; Goin’ Down South: A Chef’s Journey Home; an ode to her agrarian heritage. Chef Jennifer provides Culinary Therapy for The Cottages on Mountain Creek, a private stabilization residence for those living with mental illness, has partnered with Hard Rock Café-Atlanta as their Celebrity Chef of the Hard Rock Café Culinary Series, and is a Culinary Expert for Williams-Sonoma.
Chef Jennifer is a contributing columnist for Basil Magazine, Our Town Magazine, and Urban Socialites, and is the Host of Basil Magazine’s Basil Radio Show. She has had several of her original articles and recipes published in such magazines as Jezebel Magazine, Atlanta Social Season, Vegetarian Times, Southern Seasons, and ESSENCE Magazine, as well as SOLO Woman, Sister2Sister, and Points North Magazine. In addition Chef Jennifer keeps her culinary skills sharp by acting as Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show’s Executive Celebrity Chef for cooking personalities Paula Deen and The Neely’s, and by making Guest Chef appearances at such events as Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, Chef Joe Randall’s Cooking School, and the Chefs of The World: A Taste of Fame annual event. She also volunteers her time and resources for the Africa’s Children Fund Annual Fundraiser, Live Healthy & Thrive Youth Foundation, and is a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier and Slow Foods.