Katie Chin is a caterer, award-winning cookbook author, television chef and food blogger who grew up working in the kitchens of her late mother, Leeann Chin's award-winning Minneapolis-area restaurants. Katie co-hosted the national PBS cooking series Double Happiness in conjunction with her mother, and together they wrote Everyday Chinese Cooking (Clarkson Potter, 2000).
On her own, Katie wrote 300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes and the award-winning bestsellers Everyday Thai Cooking and Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook. Katie is recognized as a pan-Asian cooking expert and has been featured in many food and lifestyle magazines and has made numerous appearances on national television and as a guest judge on Food Network's Iron Chef America. She appeared as a chef contestant on Cutthroat Kitchen and Beat Bobby Flay.
Katie divides her time running her businesses, posting recipes to her blog, shooting cooking videos for her YouTube channel, throwing karaoke dinner parties, and caring for her teenage stepdaughter Kyla and twins, Dylan and Becca.
Recently, Katie and her kids teamed up for the online series Cooped Up Cooking With Katie—meant to inspire people stuck at home during COVID-19 to get creative in the kitchen. Katie lives in Encino, California with her family.
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