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Three Generations of Southern Cooking

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Fellow Les Dames D'Escoffier members Gena Berry and Virginia Willis talk about Willis' book, *Bon Appétit, Y’all! Three Generations of Southern Cooking*. French-trained chef Willis shares her recipes and culinary tricks.

Virginia Willis is the writer of the cookbook, *Bon Appétit, Y’all! Three Generations of Southern Cooking*. She is a graduate of L'Academie de Cuisine and Ecole de Cuisine LaVarenne, and produced Turner South’s *Home Plate*. Previously, she was the kitchen director for Martha Stewart Living Television where she supervised the food segments for the Emmy-award winning television show.
Gena Berry is associate producer of the cooking show, *Home Plate*, on Turner South, and her cooking classes have been featured in *Southern Living Magazine*. She travels extensively, working on events with celebrity chefs including Bobby Flay, Marvin Woods, Gale Gand and Kevin Rathbun.