People adore food. Seeing a beautiful woman preparing a meal will definitely make some people salivate. Although none of the sexiest female cooks are the best in the world, they are all optimistic, excellent at what they do, and become the most gorgeous female chefs ever. These are 20 female chefs who have garnered notoriety not only for their culinary prowess, but also for their hotness.
Table of Contents
- 1. Padma Lakshmi
- 2. Giada De Laurentiis
- 3. Nigella Lawson
- 4. Rachael Ray
- 5. Nadia Giosia
- 6. Ani Phyo
- 7. Catherine McCord
- 8. Lanshu Chen
- 9. Rochelle Bilow
- 10. Michelle Tam
- 11. Devin Alexander
- 12. Dylan Lauren
- 13. Jennifer Segal
- 14. Cat Cora
- 15. Grayson Schmitz
- 16. Rachel Khoo
- 17. Lisa Faulkner
- 18. Rachel Allen
- 19. Dipna Anand
- 20. Candice Brown
1. Padma Lakshmi
Born in 1970 in New York, Padma Lakshmi is a TV presenter and model. In 2001, she was selected as one of America’s Top Ten Most Stylish New Yorkers by The Observer. She came to prominence as the host of the US show Top Chef, one of Bravo TV’s most popular programmes. For her work, she received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Reality Host in 2009. In 2010 Padma Lakshmi wrote a memoir about her childhood and it became a New York Times bestseller. In 2016 she published a cookbook called Love, Loss And What We Ate: Recipes And Stories From A Marriage that has been described as “a love letter to cooking.”
2. Giada De Laurentiis
Giada is a famous New York based Italian cook, author, and actress. She is the host of the Food Network’s popular cooking show “Everyday Italian” and “Giada at Home,” De Laurentiis is the founder of the catering business GDL Foods. She is a winner of the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Host and the Gracie Award for Best Television Host. De Laurentiis has two restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip
3. Nigella Lawson
Nigella Lawson is a British TV chef with a cult following. She is the author of several cooking books, including How to Eat and How To Be A Domestic Goddess. Her television series “Nigella Bites” was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 2005 in the category of Best Lifestyle Show. In 2009 Lawson became known in the United States after appearing on various high-profile US media programs, such as and Top Chef.
4. Rachael Ray
Rachael Ray is a pioneer of American cuisine, cooking shows, and celebrity chefs. Her globally-successful empire began with a single cookbook and now has expanded to include five different brands plus an app. She is famous for her natural, unpretentious and accessible style. She hosted the program Rachael Ray, and the Food Network series 30 Minute Meals, Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels, $40 a Day, Rachael Ray’s Week in a Day, and the reality format shows. Ray has written over 30 cookbooks based on the 30 Minute Meals concept, and launched a magazine Everyday with Rachael Ray.
5. Nadia Giosia
Nadia Giosia is a world-renowned chef and regarded as one of the most celebrated celebrity chefs in the United States. Nadia Giosia is a Canadian celebrity chef, comedian, and punk rock singer . She stars in her show, The Nadia Giosia Show, which airs on the Cooking Channel. Her breakthrough came when her YouTube web series Nadia G’s Bitchin’ Kitchen was picked up by Food Network Canada in 2010 and then the Cooking Channel in 2011
6. Ani Phyo
She is known for being the world’s leading author on detox, superfoods, wellness, and fitness. Ani is the host of Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen Show, the award winning #1 uncooking show on ‘YouTube’. Ani’s first cookbook, “Ani’s Raw Food Essentials”, was published in 2010. Some of her best-known recipes are Sun Kissed Citrus Salad with Marinated Cashews, Mushroom “BulGoGi” Recipe, Pineapple Mango Lassi Smoothie Bowls and Fennel Cabbage Soup.
7. Catherine McCord
Catherine McCord is an American chef who was on top of the food world in recent years. She was born in Louisiana and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America. McCord owns and runs Weelicious.com where she has written and contributed to many cooking recipes that are kid-friendly, quick, and nutritious. She is known for tackling popular dishes and turning them inside-out. She has been a guest on “The Today Show”, Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games. FHM magazine readers voted her one of the sexiest women in the world for 2001.
8. Lanshu Chen
Chef Lanshu Chen is a role model for other female chefs, having pushed limits and shown how passion, boldness, and perseverance can result in immaculate culinary skills. Lanshu Chen created her own “Haute Cuisine,” featuring the ultimate balance with her Taiwanese roots and French culinary art. She was elected “Best Female Chef of Asia” in 2014
9. Rochelle Bilow
Rochelle Bilow has a Grand Diplome in Classic Culinary Arts from the French Culinary Institute and is a culinary writer. She interviews chefs and covers culinary trends and seasonal cookery as a staff writer for Bon Appétit. Edible Finger Lakes, USA Today, the Syracuse Post-Standard, Food Traveler, and other publications have published her work. She is a Brooklyn resident.
10. Michelle Tam
Michelle Tam is a famous and celebrity chef who is famous for food writer, and bestselling cookbook author known for recipes and food writing focused on the Paleolithic diet and lifestyle. She is among the world’s most traveled chefs and her published work includes recipes, how-to guides, cooking shows and books. Michelle Tam has brought a new level of sophistication to the cooking culture. Tam’s cookbook became a New York Times bestseller and nominated for a James Beard Foundation Award.
11. Devin Alexander
Devin Alexander is an American chef and TV personality who is best known for her show “Devin Alexander’s Southern Kitchen”. She was also a judge on the third season of “Top Chef”, and is the CEO of The Devin Alexander Group. She became a part of The Biggest Loser when she was brought on board to write The Biggest Loser Cookbook. Alexander currently serves as Culinary Advisor to Men’s Fitness and has served as a Cooking Expert to Women’s Health.
12. Dylan Lauren
Dylan Lauren is the chef and owner of Dylan’s Candy Bar, since 2003. She has authored 5 cookbooks, including a children’s book in 2015, which was written with her father Kelly and published by Harper Collins. Her latest project is “Dylan’s Candy Bar Treats” which shows how to make candy recipes that are re-named as treats.
13. Jennifer Segal
Jennifer is the chef and photographer of Once Upon a Chef, a family-friendly food blog. She is the author of two cookbooks: Once Upon a Chef (2018) and Once Upon A Chef: Weeknight/Weekend (2021). Jennifer passionately believes that cooking at home should be relaxing and fun. Her recipes are simple, even when they’re gourmet.
14. Cat Cora
Cat Cora is a 3-time winner on the Food Network’s “Iron Chef” and has been called the “Hottest Female Chef Alive”. She was born and raised in Athens, Greece. On July 12, 2015 Cora was inducted into the American Academy of Chefs® (AAC®) Hall of Fame by The American Culinary Federation, becoming the first female chef ever to receive this recognition.
15. Grayson Schmitz
Grayson Schmitz is one of the hottest Female Chefs in the World. She is a well-known Chef who has been featured on numerous TV shows such as Top Chef, MasterChef, and Iron Chef America. Chef Grayson Schmitz lives in New York City focusing on Italian and French-inspired cuisine.
16. Rachel Khoo
Rachel Khoo – An Asian-British food writer, cookbook author and TV personality. She is famous for the English-language cookbook, The Little Paris Kitchen, which has been translated into several languages. The book became a bestseller, selling more than 120,000 copies. Each edition of the television series was watched by over 1.5 million viewers in the UK.
17. Lisa Faulkner
Lisa Faulkner is a British TV chef, presenter and former actress. She won Celebrity Masterchef in 2010. Furthermore, her successful acting career spanned many years of television drama favourites. Faulkner was voted one of FHM’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” six times between 1999 and 2000.
18. Rachel Allen
Rachel Allen is a top chef in Ireland, and she also has her own cooking show on RTE. She has written various cookbooks, such as Rachel’s Favourite Food, Recipes from My Mother Hardcover….Allen is a frequent guest on BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, and was one of the presenters on the Good Food Channel’s Market Kitchen show.
19. Dipna Anand
Dipna Anand is a well known chef from India, who specializes in regional Indian cuisine. This star not only has a great eye for visual appeal but is knowledgeable in traditional cooking techniques which she incorporates into her dishes. In the kitchen, Dipna is competitive and precise with her knife skills and loves to add her own creative spin to dishes.
20. Candice Brown
Candice Brown is a famous Chef, in the United Kingdom. British chef who became known to television audiences as a contestant on The Great British Bake Off in 2016. On the show, she became a multiple-time Star Baker.