Lauren Groveman Lauren Groveman is a highly respected cooking and baking instructor, award-winning radio and television personality, and author of two cookbooks. Lauren is best known for hosting the PBS series Home Cooking with Lauren Groveman and her appearances on MSNBC, CBS This Morning, NBC's Today, HGTV, and others. Experience The daughter of a New York fashion model who rarely spent time in the kitchen, Lauren Groveman only learned how to cook in her late teens after getting married. She soon developed a passion for creating and sharing food, which would become her profession. In 1990, Lauren started her own company Lauren Groveman's Kitchen teaching cooking and baking classes from her Larchmont, New York home. She has since expanded to producing instructional videos, consulting, and life coaching. In addition to hosting her own radio and television shows, Lauren has contributed to both the PBS series and book Baking with Julia and five shows for Food Network's Chef du Jour. She has served as a media spokesperson for All-Clad, Cutco Cutlery, French's, Hellmann's, KitchenAid, Procter & Gamble, Thermador, and others. Lauren founded a non-profit organization called Hands-On-Food which supports incarcerated adolescent female inmates and recently released young adults through a culinary arts and life coaching program. Education Lauren is a certified culinary professional and life coach. 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.