Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA . She currently resides in Vail, CO
Profession: Chef/Owner, Restaurant Kelly Liken
Favorite recipe: Parmesan-mascarpone tortellini with spring vegetables and crispy artichokes
Graduating first in her class at the Culinary Institute of America, Kelly is one of the country’s most promising female chefs. She cooks seasonal American cuisine with a strong commitment to locally sourced organic ingredients.