An honors graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Elizabeth Whitt was awarded Le Grand Diplôme in 1999. After working as a Pastry Chef, Chef de Cuisine, caterer, culinary tour guide and translator, she followed her passion and began teaching culinary classes. She is known for sharing her extensive knowledge in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere that has touched many people over the years. Inspired by her students, her love of teaching and haute gastronomy, she formed an innovative program, which embodies her philosophy that the culinary experience should be enjoyable for all levels of students.
In addition to teaching, Elizabeth’s many ventures include recipe and product development through a thriving consulting business, hosting culinary retreats where her love of teaching is combined with great foodie destinations, curating an alumni blog for Le Cordon Bleu International and MasterCook, and creating a gourmet food truck specializing in waffle sandwiches.
While living in Paris for over a decade, Elizabeth met her husband, Francois, a native Parisian. They have one child who loves to make crepes and escargots!