chef gigi

Professional Chef

Book Author 

Culinary Educator

~Barbara Desmarais, Mother of 4, Parenting Coach 
            and Workshop Facilitator at Burnaby Family Life.  Vancouver, CA. 

~Dana , Mother, Dana Point, California

Food Fight, for Parents of Picky Eaters

​Food Fight, for Parents of Picky Eaters is a practical, hands on guide with simple solutions. Loaded with over 100 family friendly recipes, and proven tips that work. Chef Gigi’s shares her years of positive parenting and teaching techniques, sprinkled with tips on how to elicit the science behind flavor, just like professional chefs do. Stop the battle and take mealtimes back! Published by Koehler Books, expected Fall 2018. healthy recipes parental guidance picky eater cookbook


"Gigi is one of the most creative people I know. She has taught very young children up to teens how to cook while at the same time encorporating Math and Social Studies into her classes. The combination of her expertise and dynamic personality makes her perfect for what she does. Gigi injects fun and learning into everything she does.                                                                                                           


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"Chef Gigi rocks! Not only does she have oodles of culinary education and experience she has real life experience as a mom and knows how picky kids can be! I love not only her simple recipes but her sense of humor! She’s the #realdeal"  


"Gigi is wonderfully passionate about healthy food! She's upbeat,

hard working and always looking for a fresh angle when it comes

to culinary challenges like getting little ones to eat their vegetables.                                                                          

                           ~ Heather Vega, Jamies Mommy, Director at Larson Communications.