Stephanie Petersen, AKA, Chef Tess is a graduate of le Cordon Bleu in Scottsdale, AZ. Since 1994, she's been involved heavily in the food industry. She has worked in top resort bakeshops as a certified pastry chef, and in private catering and restaurants as an Executive Chef. She has been the corporate chef for leading grain companies involved in retail cooking class educational development programs for home cooks as well as a 4 time nationally published cookbook author. She is a teacher development coach who specializes in making complex subjects accessible to the masses. While hosting her television show (Cooking with Chef Tess airing in Las Vegas, Nevada weekly) that focusing on teaching “the basics”, she’s determined to make baking sciences simple for everyone.
She is currently working as the Lead R&D Chef for Panhandle Milling (a flour and grain manufacturing company in Dawn, TX) as well as a ghost-writer for various national-level grain and flour manufacturers for their website and blog content.