SELF-TAUGHT chef and food personality Hope Cohen has been a culinary force in Philadelphia since the late '70s, working in A-list restaurants including Striped Bass, Rouge and ¡Pasion!
She has her own catering/consulting company, reps products on QVC and hosted "The Fretz Kitchen," Comcast CN8's cooking show. Hope travels extensively in search of inspiration to support her Fast, Fresh + Simple brand. Her new book by the same title is available on amazon.com and at fastfreshandsimple.com. Learn from Cohen first-hand July 16 when she teaches an Indian-inspired class at COOK, 253 S. 20th St. Details at 215-735-COOK or audreyclairecook.com.