Culinary Entrepreneur Gena Berry pursues a culinary career that takes her coast to coast and occasionally across the sea to share her culinary talents and secrets. Whether corralling celebrity chefs for the Super bowl fundraiser-“The Taste of the NFL”, or producing a cooking show for network TV, Gena’s never far from the kitchen.
Gena has worked behind the scenes for Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence, Marvin Woods, Gale Gand, Kevin Rathbun and most recently produced the food for the cover shots of her friends and colleagues cookbooks; Virginia Willis “Bon Appetit Y’all” and Shirley O. Corriher’s “BakeWise”. Gena’s company, Culinary Works, provides “creative consulting for all things culinary” a job description that includes everything from producing food shows to media training, teaching , culinary event planning , cookbook editing and PR. Her popular Atlanta cooking classes were featured in Southern Living Magazine.
Gena is a judge for the prestigious James Beard Awards and has studied at the Culinary Institute of America .She has produced projects for SubZero/Wolf Gourmet, KitchenAid, the Sea Island Company , Taste of the NFL and a host of other blue chip clients. Gena is affiliated with a variety of prestigious culinary groups including Les Dames d¹Escoffier International, International Association of Culinary Professionals, Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, The American Institute of Wine and Food, and the James Beard Foundation.