J. Kenji López-Alt

The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science is On Sale Now!

J. Kenji López-Alt is the Managing Culinary Director of Serious Eats, author of the James Beard Award-nominated column The Food Lab, and a columnist for Cooking Light. He lives in San Francisco. A New York native, Kenji cut his cooking chops the old-fashioned way by working his way up through the ranks of some of Boston's finest restaurants. With an education in science and engineering and as a former Senior Editor at Cook's Illustrated and America's Test Kitchen, Kenji is fascinated by the ways in which understanding the science of every day cooking can help improve even simple foods. His first book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science will be released this September, followed by a second volume in September of 2017.

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Houston, TX: The Science of Breakfast at Central Market

  • Central Market 3815 Westheimer Road Houston, TX, 77027 United States (map)

Learn more about the 'why' behind the 'how to' and you'll become a much better cook. That's the philosophy of J. Kenji Lopez-Alt of The Food Lab fame. He'll unravel the science of home cooking as he shows you how to make:

  • Perfectly Poached Eggs
  • Foolproof Hollandaise Sauce
  • Potato Hash with Peppers & Onions
  • Maple-Sage Breakfast Sausage.

THE FOOD LAB: Better Home Cooking Through Science will be for sale on the day of class. Mr. Lopez-Alt will personalize copies after class.