With over forty-five years of professional industry experience, Chef Gigi is recognized as an expert in cooking classes and professional culinary education. She was the former academic director of the famed French culinary school, Le Cordon Bleu, and one of the first in the nation to open a kid-centric cooking school which also launched her as a pioneer in children’s culinary education!
Today, Chef continues to offer culinary support guidance surrounding mealtimes to help increase nutritional awareness and take some of the stress out of being in the kitchen.
Chef Gigi is the host of LIVE Food Talk Radio on KSCU 103.3 FM, The Underground Sound San Francisco, Bay Area- Silicon Valley. All about food, its’ culture, and the lifestyles surrounding it!
Food Fight, for Parents of Picky Eaters- Koehler Publishing 2018. As a food professional, Gigi goes after picky eating through the science of flavor while helping people reprogram their approach to food!
Learning with Little Lulu Lemon | Co-Authored | Homefires Publishing | A practical hands-on learning guide for kids | Ages 3-10 years | Anchors Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies
Winner 2019 Parenting Product Award and The 2019 Prestigious Mother’s Choice Award!
In 2001 Chef Gigi and her two daughters pioneered hands-on cooking classes for kids. Kids Culinary Adventures was where children anchored academics such as math, science, reading, & art through the medium of cooking.
After two decades of teaching, Chef Gigi compiled her knowledge into fun-filled activity books for families to use at home. Chef Gigi Received two distinguished Book Awards the year it was published.
Food Fight for Parents of Picky Eaters is a practical, hands-on guide with simple solutions. Loaded with over 60 family-friendly recipes and proven tips that work.
Chef Gigi shares her years of positive parenting and teaching techniques, sprinkled with tips on how to elicit the science behind the flavor, just like professional chefs do. Stop the battle and take mealtimes back! Published by Koehler Books.
Check out these archived live broadcasts from KSCU 103.3 FM The Underground Sound, San Francisco Bay Area, Silicon Valley, One Hour LIVE Radio with Chef Gigi Gaggero
Live TV and Appearances
-ABC 10’s New Morning Talk Show in Sacramento, California. – Your California Life
-SAC & CO. ABC 10 – Live with Host Tracy Sellers. Watch here
-SAC & CO. ABC 10- Live with Host Aubrey Arguelio.
-Bento & Co, Japan. Watch Here
-SAC & CO. ABC 10 – Live with Host Melissa Crowley. Watch here
-SAC & CO. ABC 10 – Live with host Melissa Paul. Watch here
-NPR Radio – Live with host and shows producer: Jill Nadeau
-WKBK FM Talk Radio- Live with host Luca Paris, – New Hampshire
-WKRC AM Talk Radio – Live “The Brian -Thomas Morning Show,” iheart
Radio. Cincinnati, Ohio.
-WNPV AM Radio- Live Talk Radio with Darryl Berger, Joe LeCompte, and Jeff Nolan, Landsdale PA.
-Radio Disney, a 60-minute kids cooking in the kitchen.
-Disney in the Park. Filmed, live cooking demonstration.
-Radio Disney, 24 seasonal radio spots.
-NBC Eye on the Bay. Live cooking class.
-San Francisco Channel 7, three visits to “View from the Bay” live broadcast TV with hosts Spencer Christian and Janelle Wang.
-KNBR 25 Radio commercials on my platform of healthy food, healthy families, and healthy kids.
-Radio Disney 15 commercials on my advice on eating techniques for happy, healthy mealtimes with the family.
-KQED Public Television, Channel 9 Chef Martin Yan’s cooking show, “A Tour of Vietnam,” dinner guest on set for Martin Yan.
-Good Morning Sacramento, live television- demonstrating healthy cooking segment.
–Groks Science Show, with Host Charles Lee Ph.d. Invite guest Chef Gigi to discuss the Science behind flavor through Umami.
-NPR Radio – Reads excerpts Chapter nine in her book- Food Fight, for Parents of Picky Eaters.
-NPR Radio : WGVU News Magazine. Morning Talk Show, with award-winning public affairs host Shelley Irwin. Grand Rapids, MI.
–The Rick Limpert Show Listen here Atlanta Georgia 175K listeners.
-Examiner.com, weekly pieces for CBS Atlanta, and monthly for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
–“Conversations Live” with host Cyrus Webb. “An Interactive way for those in entertainment and the arts to come together and discuss what ignites them. Conversations address current events and discussions on them. “
Published Articles and Journals
-Grok Nation (UVM 148,959) Published, Mayim Bialik Actress [ Big Bang Theory] and Real Life Neuroscientist’s, Founder.
-Editor Dalene Rovenstine assigned Avital Norman.-Scary Mommy (UVM 15.5 million) Scary Mommy was acquired in 2015 by a New York media company.
-Consumers Health Digest. On what motivated Chef Gigi to write her latest book, Food Fight For Parents of Picky Eaters
-Patty Holland or Chatty Patty’s Place. ( UVM 622,000 ) Top 100 Mom Blogs Award for 2018 over.
-Frankie Mommy Blogger. ( UVM 10,000 )
-Daddy Blogger Ricky Shetty.
-The Firm Happy Mommy Blog.
-Brooke Trent’s Blog posted a great review of the book and shared it on her other platforms.
-Consumers Health Digest. What motivated Chef Gigi to write her latest book, Food Fight For Parents of Picky Eaters. Over two million readers.
-A sponsored event with Books Inc. at Athleta, Burlingame, Ca. The athlete is a Division of GAP, Old Navy, and the Banana Republic.
-Eat Drink Madison Blog. Blogger Brian Lee
-The Food Renegade (UVM 431083) Kristen Michaelis.
-Greer Today. Don’t let Picky Eaters Ruin Your Holidays.
-Aleteia for Her (UVM: 10,099) Editor Cynthia Dermody assigned writer Grace Stark.
-Everything Mom’s Blog, Dealing with your Picky Eater during Holiday Time
-Bay Area Parent Magazine, Dominican Publishing—Contributing monthly column writer, arranged by Gigi.
-Parenting in the Peninsula, contributing monthly column writer. A monthly journal for San Mateo County Parents.
-Contra Costa Times contributing mentions, “Dorm room cooking lets college kids go gourmet.”
-The Autism File Magazine Digital magazine, International. 2100 words, “Food Fights, winning the picky eating battle in ten easy steps.”
-Healthy Mothers Magazine Digital blog, Contributing guest writer. 41,000 readers.
-30 Second Mom, 54 K readers
-30 Second Food Digital blog and online community— Featured contributor. 800 words. 53,000 readers.
-Urban Gardeners Republic Magazine Digital blog, Contributing quarterly writer. 53,400 readers.
-Featured in The Entrepreneurial Chef Digital Magazine -Mr. Shawn Werner
-Ongoing Contributing Writer, Consumers Health Digest. Over 118,000 readers.
-Melissa’s Global Produce – Los Angeles, Ca. Featured Chef / Blog Post. How to Grill Summer Stone Fruit. Over 100,000 readers
-Host 30 Second Chicago’s Twitter Chat and lead over 29.4 thousand followers into an engaging meet-up online.
-Corp Chef, Live Healthy Cooking Demo-The Club Pilates San Carlos, Roseville, and Palo Alto California locations.
-Contributing Writer and re-publish on Urban Gardeners Republic.
-Food Media Correspondent for 30 Second Food, Chicago. Conducting live streaming interviews at the San Francisco Fancy Food Show, San Francisco, Ca.
– In the Raw ( sugar and sugar substitute manufacturer)
-Chef Nancy Silverton, Nancy’s Fancy’s and Le Brea Bakery
-Arctic -Zero Ice Cream CEO, Numi Tea CEO, Hint Waters, founder Bobo Bars CEO, -Tony’s Chocolonely.
-Food Fight, Why Bribery Doesn’t Work, Bay Area Parent Magazine.
-Chicken of Chicken, Family Cooking Tips Column, Bay Area Parent Magazine.
-Healthy Habit Help, In Health, Fitness & Nutrition Column, Bay Area Parent Parenting Magazine.
-Lettuce Makes Your Life Easier, Food and Drink Column, Bay Area Parent Magazine
-The Definition of Artificial, Health, Fitness,v& Nutrition Column, Peninsula Magazine
-Honor the Dead With Bread, Culture, and History on Food, Kid’s Culinary Adventures
-Twenty-First Century Dads Are Smokin’, In More Ways Than One. Father’s Day BBQ.
-Home and Family Column / Fatherhood – Peninsula Magazine
-The New American Lunch Box, BAP Parenting Magazine, Kids and Teens Issue
Archived Television Segments
How does a spiralized veggie tart and a few grilled duck tacos with a chipotle cherry sauce sound right about now? Check out the segment here and find all kinds of fun summertime recipes.