JAMES BRISCIONE and BROOKE PARKHURST are the husband-and-wife authors of four cookbooks, including the best-selling The Flavor Matrix. James is a chef and Food Network personality who hosted the award-winning digital series Man Crafted and is featured on the new Food Network Kitchen app, which offers live and on-demand cooking classes.
He's the first-ever two-time Chopped champion and regularly appears on television as a host and judge. James has appeared on Beat Bobby Flay, The Kitchen, Best Thing I Ever Ate, The Dr. OZ Show, and more.
He was formerly the director of culinary research at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, where he led the school's collaboration with IBM on the groundbreaking project "Chef Watson." James and Brooke live in Pensacola, Florida and are the owners of Angelena's Ristorante Italiano.
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