Tanya Holland

Most Influential Person

American chef

Why Is Tanya Holland Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Tanya Holland is an American professional chef, restaurateur, podcast host, cookbook author, and owner of Brown Sugar Kitchen in Oakland, CA. Her first book, New Soul Cooking, was published by Stuart, Tabori & Chang in 2003. A second book, Brown Sugar Kitchen: New Style Down-Home Recipes from Sweet West Oakland with a foreword by Michael Chabon, was released in 2014 by Chronicle Books. Holland competed on the 15th season of Top Chef on Bravo, was the host and soul food expert on Food Network’s Melting Pot, and appears on the HBO Max show Selena + Chef starring Selena Gomez . She is a frequent contributing writer and chef to the James Beard Foundation, and Brown Sugar Kitchen has received multiple Michelin Bib Gourmand awards. She is an in-demand public speaker and lecturer who frequently leads the conversation on inclusion and equity in the hospitality industry. In 2020, she released her debut Tanya's Table Podcast produced by MuddHouse Media. Guests on the podcast include Questlove, Samin Nosrat, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Alice Waters, Danny Meyer, Gina Torres & more.

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