Amanda Cushman

Amanda Cushman is a culinary educator who has cooked professionally for more than 30 years. She teaches privately as well as in venues such as Sur La Table, the Institute of Culinary Education and Williams-Sonoma. She has taught corporate team building classes for companies such as Exxon Mobile, Hugo Boss, Yahoo, Nike, Google, Guess Jeans, Direct TV and Toyota.

She worked with Martha Stewart before becoming a recipe developer for well-known food magazines, as well as a private chef for clients including the CEO of American Express and Editor-in-Chief of Glamour. She taught private classes in Los Angeles for clients such as Neil Patrick Harris, Molly Sims, Anne Archer and Randy Newman.

She has made her name in cities such as Boston, New York City, Miami and Los Angeles and recently relocated to Durham, N.C., where she continues to teach. Her highly popular public classes are featured at Southern Season, Duke University and the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City.

Amanda Cushman-Simple Real Food

To bring an awareness of home cooking back to people and encourage them to try something new, experiment and get out of the habit of eating out.

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