Throughout history, there have been many women chefs who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female chefs such as Typhoid Mary, Julia Child, Rachael Ray, Candace Nelson, Elizabeth David.The women chefs featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Giada De LaurentiisGiada De Laurentiis
(Chef, TV personality, Writer)

22 August 1970

Italian,American

Ayesha CurryAyesha Curry
(Celebrity Chef & Cookbook Author)

23 March 1989

Canadian,American

Julia ChildJulia Child
(Chef)

15 August 1912

American

Rachael RayRachael Ray
(TV Personality, Celebrity Cook, Author)

25 August 1968

American

Matilda RamsayMatilda Ramsay
(Gordon Ramsay's Daughter)

15 November 2001

British

Trisha YearwoodTrisha Yearwood
(Singer)

19 September 1964

American

Candace NelsonCandace Nelson
(Pastry Chef)

08 May 1974

Indonesian

Tracy GriffithTracy Griffith
(Actress)

19 October 1965

American

Typhoid Mary Typhoid Mary
(Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever)

23 September 1869

Irish,American

Elizabeth DavidElizabeth David
(British writer)

26 December 1913

British

Marcela ValladolidMarcela Valladolid
(Chef)

19 July 1978

American

Lidia BastianichLidia Bastianich
(Writer, Restaurateur, Television presenter)

21 February 1947

Italian,American

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Ina GartenIna Garten
(Chef, Writer)

02 February 1948

American

Paula DeenPaula Deen
(Actor, Chef, Businessperson, Restaurateur)

19 January 1947

American

Alex GuarnaschelliAlex Guarnaschelli
(chef)

1972 AD

American

KelisKelis
(Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef)

21 August 1979

American

Anne BurrellAnne Burrell
(Chef)

21 September 1969

American

Gesine Bullock-PradoGesine Bullock-Prado
(Chef, Lawyer)

06 March 1970

American

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Cat CoraCat Cora
(Chef)

03 April 1967

American

Delia SmithDelia Smith
(Chef, Broadcaster, Cookery writer)

18 June 1941

British

Rachel KhooRachel Khoo
(Chef, Author)

28 August 1980

Malaysian

Thomasina MiersThomasina Miers
(Cook)

1976 AD

British

Alice WatersAlice Waters
(Chef, Author)

28 April 1944

American

Carla HallCarla Hall
(Chef)

12 May 1964

American

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Damaris PhillipsDamaris Phillips
(Chef)

08 December 1980

American

Amanda FreitagAmanda Freitag

American

Christina MachamerChristina Machamer
(Chef, Sommelier)

13 March 1982

American

Stephanie IzardStephanie Izard
(Chef)

30 October 1976

American

Fanny CradockFanny Cradock
(Novelist)

26 February 1909

British

Anna OlsonAnna Olson
(chef)

1968 AD

Canadian

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Jennifer PatersonJennifer Paterson
(Chef)

03 April 1928

British

Ruth Graves WakefieldRuth Graves Wakefield
(Chef, Patent inventor, Teacher, Businessperson, Food critic, Dietitian)

17 June 1903

American

Colombe Jacobsen-DerstineColombe Jacobsen-Derstine

21 December 1977

American

Sara MoultonSara Moulton
(Chef)

19 February 1952

American

Cristeta ComerfordCristeta Comerford
(chef)

30 September 1962

American

Sandra LeeSandra Lee
(chef)

03 July 1966

American

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Katie LeeKatie Lee
(Cook, Author, journalist)

14 September 1981

American

Christine HaChristine Ha

09 May 1979

American