Women Food Experts

Throughout history, there have been many women food experts who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female food experts such as Ayesha Curry, Giada De Laurentiis, Julia Child, Matilda Ramsay, Rachael Ray.The women food experts featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Julia Child

Julia Child
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: August 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: August 13, 2004
Julia Child gained fame with her culinary show The French Chef and her cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking. She also founded The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and Culinary Arts. She received several Emmys and the Peabody Award for her work, and had a rose named after her.

 2 Rachael Ray

Rachael Ray
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Famous As: TV Personality, Celebrity Cook, Author
Birthdate: August 25, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Celebrity chef Rachael Ray is best known for her Food Network show 30 Minute Meals. She also made waves with her talk show Rachael Ray and her culinary shows such as Rachael Ray's Tasty Travels. She has also authored several cookbooks and launched the magazine Every Day with Rachael Ray.

 3 Ayesha Curry

Ayesha Curry
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Famous As: Celebrity Chef & Cookbook Author
Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian, American
Ayesha Curry initially played guest roles in various series and films. She later gained fame with the Food Network culinary show Ayesha's Homemade and her YouTube channel, Little Lights of Mine. She has authored a cookbook and owns an olive oil brand. She is married to NBA star Stephen Curry. 

 4 Prue Leith

Prue Leith
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Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: February 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: South African

 5 Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: September 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 6 Cat Cora

Cat Cora
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: April 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 7 Lidia Bastianich

Lidia Bastianich
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: February 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Italian, American

Lidia Bastianich is an Italian-American television host, celebrity chef, restaurateur, and author. She owns many restaurants in the US, including one in Manhattan. Bastianich is the recipient of several awards and honors, including a couple of Lifetime Achievement Awards. Also a philanthropist, Lidia Bastianich supports various non-profit organizations, such as the Columbus Citizens Foundation, which aims at promoting Italian-American heritage.

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 8 Carla Hall

Carla Hall
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: May 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 9 Silvia Colloca

Silvia Colloca
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 23, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Australian, Italian

 10 Lorraine Pascale

Lorraine Pascale
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Famous As: Television cook
Birthdate: November 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 11 Alice Waters

Alice Waters
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Famous As: Chef, Author
Birthdate: April 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 12 Fanny Cradock

Fanny Cradock
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: February 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British
Died: December 27, 1994

 13 Christine Ha

Christine Ha
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Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 14 Tracy Griffith

Tracy Griffith
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 15 Amanda Freitag

Amanda Freitag
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: May 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 16 Delia Smith

Delia Smith
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Famous As: Chef, Broadcaster, Cookery writer
Birthdate: June 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British

 17 Damaris Phillips

Damaris Phillips
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: December 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 18 Debi Mazar

Debi Mazar
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Debi Mazar is known for films such as Goodfellas and Little Man Tate and series such as L.A. Law and Civil Wars. She has also appeared in several videos by Madonna. She is married to Italian celebrity chef Gabriele Corcos and co-hosts the show Extra Virgin with him.

 19 Christina Tosi

Christina Tosi
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: November 9, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 20 Lisa Faulkner

Lisa Faulkner
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 21 Rachel Khoo

Rachel Khoo
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Famous As: Cook
Birthdate: August 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 22 Clarissa Dickson Wright

Clarissa Dickson Wright
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Famous As: Celebrity chef
Birthdate: June 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: March 15, 2014

 23 Alex Guarnaschelli

Alex Guarnaschelli
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: June 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 24 Gesine Bullock-Prado

Gesine Bullock-Prado
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Famous As: Chef, Lawyer
Birthdate: March 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 25 Elizabeth David

Elizabeth David
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Famous As: British writer
Birthdate: December 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: May 22, 1992

 26 Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary
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Famous As: Asymptomatic carrier of typhoid fever
Birthdate: September 23, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Irish, American
Died: November 11, 1938

Irish immigrant Mary Mallon, or Typhoid Mary, worked as a cook in affluent American households. When people started falling ill in and around places where Mary had worked, it was discovered that she was an asymptomatic carrier of typhoid. Escaping every time, she caused three deaths and was eventually forcibly isolated.

 27 Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis
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Famous As: Chef, TV personality, Writer
Birthdate: August 22, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Italian, American

Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian-American chef, restaurateur, television personality, and writer. She won the Gracie Award under the Best Television Host category for hosting Giada at Home. The founder of a catering business called GDL Foods, Giada De Laurentiis has been an influential figure in the American culinary business over the last few years.

 28 Linda Park

Linda Park
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South Korean

South Korean-born Linda Park had to go through multiple auditions before grabbing her first lead role, Hoshi Sato in Star Trek: Enterprise. The actor who has also played the iconic Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, has always been open about her struggle with lupus.

 29 Jo Anne Worley

Jo Anne Worley
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 30 Lauren Tewes

Lauren Tewes
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 31 Trisha Yearwood

Trisha Yearwood
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Trisha Yearwood is an American recording artist, television personality, actress, author, and celebrity chef. She is credited with releasing several chart-busting albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. Also known for her philanthropic activities Trisha Yearwood has been supporting Habitat for Humanity, a charity home building group, for many years now.

 32 Sara Moulton

Sara Moulton
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: February 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 33 Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee
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Famous As: chef
Birthdate: July 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 34 Katie Lee

Katie Lee
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Famous As: Cook, Author, journalist
Birthdate: September 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 35 Marcela Valladolid

Marcela Valladolid
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: July 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

Chef Marcela Valladolid was the host of the Food Network television series Mexican Made Easy. A graduate of the Los Angeles Culinary Institute, she is also a classically trained pastry chef. She started her own catering company and soon began hosting cookery shows on TV. She has also authored several cookbooks.

 36 Matilda Ramsay

Matilda Ramsay
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Famous As: Gordon Ramsay's Daughter
Birthdate: November 15, 2001
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 37 Jill St. John

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

Jill St. John is an American actress best known for portraying the first American Bond girl Tiffany Case in the 1971 film Diamonds Are Forever. Jill St. John is also credited with founding the Aunts Club, a group of women who provide financial support for children.

 38 Louisette Bertholle

Louisette Bertholle
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: October 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French
Died: November 26, 1999

 39 Koren Grieveson

Koren Grieveson
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: November 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Angolan, American

 40 Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya Hussain
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: December 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 41 Kelis

Kelis
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Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Chef
Birthdate: August 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 42 Rose Gray

Rose Gray
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Famous As: Chef and cookery writer
Birthdate: January 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British
Died: February 28, 2010

 43 Sheila Lukins

Sheila Lukins
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Famous As: Cook
Birthdate: November 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: August 30, 2009

 44 Harumi Kurihara

Harumi Kurihara
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: March 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Japanese

 45 Stephanie Izard

Stephanie Izard
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Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: October 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 46 Christina Machamer

Christina Machamer
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Famous As: Chef, Sommelier
Birthdate: March 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 47 Tamra Davis

Tamra Davis
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: January 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 48 Candace Nelson

Candace Nelson
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Famous As: Pastry Chef
Birthdate: May 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Indonesian
Candace Nelson is a pastry chef and TV personality. She is credited with co-founding Sprinkles Cupcakes, one of the first cupcake bakeries in the world. Sprinkles currently has 24 locations across the USA and celebrities like Serena Williams, Tom Cruise, and Oprah Winfrey have publicly appreciated Sprinkles Cupcakes. Nelson also appears as a judge on TV shows like Cupcake Wars.

 49 Adina Howard

Adina Howard
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: November 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 50 Anna Olson

Anna Olson
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Famous As: chef
Birthdate: 1968 AD
Nationality: Canadian