15 Things to Know about Kelsey

By: Frank Samperi

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Get to know a little bit more about upcoming Cooking Channel chef Kelsey Nixon.

  1. Kelsey hosted a college cooking show for two years at her university called Kelsey's Kitchen
  2. Attended culinary school in Los Angeles and worked as a private chef
  3. She competed in Season 4 of Next Food Network Star and was voted the Fan Favorite
  4. Co-hosted a web show on Food2.com with Spike Mendelsohn:
  1. Interned at Martha Stewart for two summers working on Everyday Food and The Martha Show
  2. Checked a biggie off her bucket list when she was a judge on Iron Chef America
  3. Reads too many food blogs, and also loves sharing recipes on her own blog:
  1. Celebrates every birthday with Banana Cream Pie
  2. Favorite tool in the kitchen is a sharp knife
  3. Her guilty pleasure is Salt & Vinegar potato chips:
  1. Spent time working in restaurants developing recipes and seasonal menus
  2. Loves HGTV's House Hunters International
  3. Is smitten with her husband who always does the dishes:
  1. Her favorite food tradition is having all of the family over for a big a meal on Sunday, often serving breakfast for dinner
  2. Is the host of a new show on Cooking Channel with a fresh approach to the basics in the kitchen:

Kelsey's Essentials premieres this Saturday at 2pm ET on Cooking Channel.

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