It’s school time again! The decision over healthy meals vs. convenience foods can be a struggle with busy schedules. As the school year picks up, you might find yourself questioning if you need to hit the cookbooks for some nutrition upgrades.
Author Archives: Denise Murray
Denise Murray, now a 15-year resident of Forest Park. (Lived on the North shore of Chicago for 3 years prior, and a Southwestern before that) comes to us with over 33 years working in Food Service. Formerly, one of the Chef's at "The 95th" atop the John Hancock in downtown Chicago, she worked throughout the United States at several 5 star resorts as a chef in fine dining, casual cuisine and international cuisines. All the while in her career, she's enjoyed teaching cooks of all levels, competed both nationally and internationally, and now enjoys working independently with all who have an interest in Food Arts. Denise has served as Coordinator of Live Healthy Forest Park, an Advisor for various Community Colleges, Personal Chef, and Private Caterer, Consultant coach with The Pampered Chef, food writer and now as an adjunct teacher at Triton College