Wednesday, October 13, 2010

10/14-Donatella Arpaia, Wendy Bazilian

Donatella Arpaia – Judge from The Next Iron Chef
Donatella Arpaia is the trailblazing attorney-turned-culinary mogul who has become one of the most influential women in the world of food. Donatella opened her first restaurant, Bellini, in 1998 and then subsequently opened a string of successful and highly acclaimed restaurants in New York City, including the newly re-opened Mia Dona, Anthos, Kefi — as well EOS and bistro e, in Miami. She will open her ninth restaurant, Donatella, and her first bar, Dbar, in 2010.Zagat crowned Donatella as "The Hostess with the Mostest," Crain's named her one of its "40 under 40" and the New York Post named Donatella one of the "Most Powerful Women" in Manhattan. Recently, Donatella became a recurring guest judge on the Food Network programs Iron Chef America and The Next Iron Chef. Her first cookbook, Donatella Cooks: Simple Food Made Glamorous, was released April 13, 2010.

As a writer, researcher, educator, and food enthusiast, Dr. Wendy Bazilian brings extensive experience in nutrition science and counseling to her work. She is a registered dietitian and an American College of Sports Medicine – certified Health and Fitness Specialist, and Dr. Bazilian’s skills in integrating nutrition, fitness and wellness practices help clients and readers who are motivated to reach their health and wellness goals.
Her expertise covers a wide range of subjects in nutrition and health that include optimal eating for active individuals, weight management and healthy aging.  
Dr. Wendy has been a guest on NBC’s Today Show, Regis & Kelly, ABC’s Good Morning America Health, Fox Business’ Money for Breakfast, NBC’s Telemundo, Univision and a variety of other local and national programs. Dr. Bazilian has written for and her advice has been featured in numerous national magazines including Martha Stewart Living, Healing Lifestyles & Spas, Town & Country, Natural Health, Spa Magazine, FIRST for Women, Allure among others, and as a professional writer on nutrition and exercise, she has published over 200 articles for corporate and other media.
She is author of The SuperFoodsRx Diet: Lose Weight with the Power of SuperNutrients (Rodale Publishers).