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"I've always been blown away by Lauren's culinary creations."

Joy Bauer, Host of "JoyFull Eats" on NBC


"Lauren Braun Costello ... brings you indispensable advice, experience, and know-how of many great chefs."

Daniel Boulud, Chef/Owner Dinex Group

"[Her] message and guidance ... is invaluable to all who dare to enter the delicious world of food preparation."

Lidia Bastianich, Host of  "Lidia's Italy" on PBS

"... sensible ... full of useful advice."

Jacques Pépin, Chef/Author/TV Host

"... like Mom, James Beard, Julia Child, Harold McGee and Escoffier all together..."
Gael Greene of

"... packs more wisdom than Yoda gave Luke."

Kathleen Purvis for The Charlotte Observer

"... the tips and lessons ... will inspire and enrich you."

Fine Cooking

" ... witty ... brilliant."

Food & Wine magazine

"... an excellent source of level-headed, practical and essential advice..."

Michael Romano, Chef of Union Square Hospitality Group

"Lauren Braun Costello is an incredible force - a woman of presence, energy, wit, ambition, warmth and laughter ... boundless energy and distinct point of view."

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