Danielle Turner

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Washington, DC
L'academie De Cuisine, Howard University
Culinary Skills, Cooking Tips & Tricks, Home Cooking
  • Danielle was the food stylist for Seasons 1 & 2 of the PBS cooking show "Pati's Mexican Table."
  • As a cooking instructor, she has taught more than 8,000 students in more than 800 cooking classes.
  • Danielle was the private cooking coach for three contestants on Food Network's "Chopped Junior."


Danielle is a professionally trained chef whose superpower is making cooking simple. She owned a thriving personal chef service for more than 15 years, preparing restaurant-quality meals in the comfort of her clients' homes. She has taught professional and recreational cooking classes at numerous venues in the Washington, DC area. Her food styling experience includes national television shows and segments, satellite media tours, live cooking events and demonstrations, and cookbooks, including "Made With Love: The Meals on Wheels Family Cookbook." Danielle has penned articles for The MICHELIN guide website, the Food Network Holiday Survival Guide, the Food Network Summer Grilling Guide, DC Metro Plus Magazine, and DailyMeal.com. 


Danielle majored in broadcast journalism at Howard University and attended the professional culinary career training program at L'academie de Cuisine, the premier culinary school in the Washington, DC area prior to its closing in 2017.
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