Below is the start of our list of 2021 speakers.
Kathy Hester | Healthy Slow Cooking
Kathy Hester is a food blogger, recipe developer, food photographer, and author of 11 cookbooks. She’s sold over 150,000 books to date and does cookbook PR on the side. In addition to her blog Healthy Slow Cooking, Kathy runs the Plant Based Instapot and talks about online PR and video at https://kathyhester.com. Kathy started doing live Facebook videos a few years ago and noticed it forged a strong connection with her audience. She took those skills and started doing live online cooking classes that sell five figures a year, in addition to working with brands on live social media video. Kathy is passionate about making healthy eating accessible and delicious. Her recipes are plant based and vegan, plus she can help you with your dietary restrictions or allergies with recipe alternatives.
Elizabeth Smith | Napa Valley Register
Johanna Voss | johanna b. voss Agency
The johanna b. voss Agency does female influencer management for women in the health, beauty, wellness, food, finance, travel, technology, consumer good, parenting and fashion industry. Johanna, as proprietor, helps personal brands, entrepreneurs, influencers, brand ambassadors and speakers expand their reach and impact (while staying sane in the process). She has been working at this since 2001. Her talent for strategy took hold when she worked as a Field Director on two presidential campaigns. Johanna has also been a professional question-asker and perpetual problem solver for voices such as Kate Northrup, Viva Fifty, Hispana Global, Muy Bueno Cooking, Broke Millennial, and Brown Sugar and Vanilla to name a few.
Evelyn Williams | Eat Out at Home
Chef Evelyn Williams is a Culinary Consultant who is on a mission to make healthy food fun! Through her career, Chef Evelyn has worked as a personal chef, caterer, cooking school manager, culinary instructor, resident chef, executive chef, pastry chef, food blogger, and brand ambassador. She has assisted various celebrity chefs such as Oprah’s Private Chef Art Smith, Martin Yan of Yan Can Cook, Food Network’s Guy Fieri, and The Chew’s Mario Batali. Evelyn has also cooked for Grammy Award Winner Sheryl Crow, Food Network’s Giada DeLaurentis, Author & Pastor Sarah Jakes Roberts, and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Movie Producer and Mega-Church Pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes. Evelyn is also the author of the book “A Fabulous Year in Food: 52 Delicious Ways to Connect with Family and Friends”, the host of the Eat Out at Home Podcast and the creator of several web-based video series.