After coming to the U.S. from Venezuela as a teen, James Tahhan began learning skills in the kitchen and eventually graduated from one of America’s most prestigious culinary schools, Le Cordon Bleu. Tahhan is currently a co-host on Telemundo’s Emmy Award-winning morning show, Un Nuevo Día, and is an exclusive columnist for People en Español. He is the owner of Sabores by James Tahhan in Coral Gables, and is developing his second restaurant in Chicago. The Homemade Chef: Ordinary Ingredients for Extraordinary Food (Celebra) is his debut cookbook. When it comes to learning about food, preparation, and everyday cooking, this innovative chef is hard at work finding simple and efficient ways to make your kitchen a creative yet comfortable space in your home. In addition to the array of spectacular recipes, James invites readers to go behind the scenes of his life as a professional chef, sharing valuable tricks of the trade. Whether you already love to cook or are just starting out, Chef James takes home cooking to another level with simple and wholesome meals that are sophisticated, flavorful, and exceptional.