Ali Larter Ali Larter is an American actress best known for her roles in television and movies. She is the author of Kitchen Revelry (2013), a book that celebrates seasonal cooking and entertaining. Ali served as a judge on Top Chef Masters and Chopped Junior. She has demonstrated her culinary skills on Beat Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray, and the Today show. Experience Although Ali Larter is primarily known for her acting in television and film, she has cultivated a reputation for being a passionate cook who throws exceptionally fun parties. She channeled all her culinary and entertaining expertise into writing her cookbook Kitchen Revelry: A Year of Festive Menus From My Home to Yours (2013). The popularity and success of the book inspired the creation of alilarter.com, where Ali blogs about food and lifestyle. Ali's recipes are featured online and in publications like Food & Wine, The Splendid Table, People, and US Weekly. She has judged cooking competitions on shows such as Top Chef Masters and Chopped Junior. In addition to performing cooking demonstrations on television, Ali even teamed up with chef Michale Voltaggio on Beat Bobby Flay: LA Takeover to challenge Flay. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.