Donna Gelb

Donna Gelb,  a food writer and recipe developer, has been an active member of CHNY since 2003 and served on the board since 2008.  A native New Yorker, her interest in food began as a teenager growing up in Spain, Switzerland, and England. She trained in New York at Peter Kump’s, which led to regular recipe testing for The New York Times Magazine, and a column in The New York Daily News.  She collaborated with Francis Mallmann and Peter Kaminsky on the award-winning Seven Fires: Grilling the Argentine Way (Artisan 2009) and Mallmann on Fire (Artisan 2014), and with Ilene Rosen on Saladish (Artisan 2019) which won the James Beard Cookbook Award for Vegetable-Focused Cooking.