Hugh Carpenter - Chef, Teacher, Cookbook AuthorAwarded ‘Cooking School Teacher of the Year’ by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, 2010

Hugh Carpenter is one of the most popular and entertaining cooking teachers in America. In 42 years of teaching, more than 100,000 students have attended his classes at cooking schools across North America.

Hugh is the author of 16 cookbooks (photographed by his wife, Teri Sandison). Pacific Flavors received the International Association of Cooking Professionals “Best Asian Cookbook” award in 1988. Chopstix was nominated “Most Beautiful Cookbook” of 1990. Fusion Food Cookbook (1994) was nominated for a James Beard award.

Hugh and Teri are also the authors of Hot Wok and Hot Chicken (1995), Hot Pasta (1996), Hot Barbecue and Quick Cooking with Pacific Flavors (1997), Hot Vegetables (1998), Great Ribs and Fast Appetizers (1999), Wok Fast and Fast Entrees (2002), Fast Fish (2005), The Great Wings Cookbook (2008), and Mexican Flavors (2014).

Hugh and Teri live in Napa Valley.