Tamie Cook

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Tami Cook is a private chef, cooking instructor, recipe developer, and food stylist based in Atlanta. With nearly two decades of experience in the culinary field, Cook has almost 30 book projects under her belt. She has worked with some of the industry's most well-known and respected figures, including Marcus Samuelsson, Alton Brown, Virginia Willis, and Patti Jinich.  


Tami Cook's career in food began after she was laid off from her job as an occupational therapist. She moved to Paris and lived there for three years. There she developed a newfound appreciation for great ingredients and discovered an entirely different way of looking at food and cooking, which eventually led her to enroll in culinary school and a stage at La Varenne Cooking School. Cook went on to work for Alton Brown and became the culinary director of Good Eats. When the program ended after 11 years, she started Tami Cook Culinary Productions. In addition to recipe development and food styling for cookbooks and multi-national companies, Cook hosts pop-up dinners and supper clubs featuring local farmers and purveyors, teaches a Mindful Eating course, and works on several philanthropic projects within the local food community. 


Tami Cook is a graduate of the New England Culinary Institute.

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