Steve Petusevsky

Highly acclaimed chef Steven Petusevsky is widely known as a pioneer in the pairing of health and exceptional taste. His culinary studies have taken him across the globe in search of innovative and authentic cooking techniques. Robust earthy flavors and vibrant cuisines capture the influence and unique reinterpretations of ethnic dishes he is famous for creating. Chef Steve has been the National Director of Creative Food Development for WholeFoods Market, the largest natural food retail chain in the country. He wrote the book on natural foods, quite literally. He is the author of the WholeFoods Market Cookbook-The Ultimate Guide to Natural Foods, published by Random House, Fall 2002. His next book, Happiness is a Home Cooked Meal ~ 100 Simple & Savory Recipes & Recollections is also available. Earlier in his career, he founded Chef Steve’s Carried Away Cuisine ä in Weston, Florida, a highly successful meal replacement and retail store concept that offered delicious healthful cuisine to corporate and home consumers. Chef Steve is a celebrated food journalist with a readership upward of millions. He writes special features for Cooking Light Magazine, and for more than four years, he was a contributing editor to Cooking Light, with a monthly column entitled “Inspired Vegetarian”. He writes a weekly syndicated column called Vegetarian Today, for The Chicago Tribune news service, which is published in newspapers across the nation. His work has been featured in Health, Fine Cooking, the LA Times Syndicate, Food & Wine, and Restaurant Hospitality. He is seen regularly on the local NBC affiliate on Saturday mornings, where he hosts a special cooking segment. Learn more about Chef Steve.