One Woman Kitchen
In the vast culinary landscape we share, we’re all carving out a place for ourselves. Each of us in our own special way is a One Woman Kitchen. Come into the kitchen of Rozanne Gold, one of the most prominent women-in-food, to discover and learn from the rising female stars illuminating the culinary cosmos.
“Rozanne Gold is one of the most important modern innovators in the food world.”
– Bob Spitz, author of Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child
From the basement of Gracie Mansion to her pop-up kitchen preparing 185,000 meals for those in need after Hurricane Sandy, Rozanne is an unsung revolutionary in the culinary world who has led the charge into new territory, well before her time. Her evolving story – embodying the roles of futurist, minimalist, and sensualist – enabled her to create a profound range of award-winning restaurants, virtuosic writing, and an unprecedented repertoire of 3500 original recipes, to become a great female hero in the culinary cosmos.
Rozanne Gold is a celebrated chef, author, journalist, and international restaurant consultant whose multi-faceted career began in the mid-1970s at the start of America’s first food revolution. At age 23, she became the first chef at Gracie Mansion for Mayor Ed Koch, where she cooked for Presidents and Prime Ministers and jumpstarted an unprecedented journey. A four-time winner of the James Beard Award, the author of thirteen cookbooks, consulting chef to several of the world’s most acclaimed dining establishments – including the Rainbow Room and Windows on the World — she was a champion of women when they were anathema in professional restaurant kitchens. Hers is a story of unconventional choices.
At age 53, she became a mother for the first time, a university lecturer, a poet, and an end-of-life doula. As a host of a new podcast called “One Woman Kitchen” she continues to blaze new paths, eager to hear the intergenerational stories of the food world’s rising stars and the fabulous women who helped pave the way. In and out of the kitchen, women are continuing to stir the pot, eager for self-discovery and self-expression.
These are the voices of “One Woman Kitchen.”