Inside the Kitchens of Real Chefs
We asked some big-name chefs to reveal their favorite pieces of pro kitchen gear they use at home.
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The cooking expert: Ellie Krieger is a registered dietitian specializing in nutrition and health communications, and author of Small Changes, Big Results. She is also the host of Food Network's Healthy Appetite.
The pick: "My granite kitchen. I got it from a granite wholesaler in Queens and it was installed by my building super."
What I do with it: "I have an open kitchen so the countertop is a part of my living area. It is rich and has real depth and soul to it. And it is virtually indestructible and maintenance-free. When you have children or a high traffic kitchen it is always appreciated to have something that looks beautiful without a lot of care."
Personal glimpse: "Picking it out was a great experience. My sister and I went to the granite lot and chose from all the raw materials. It is amazing how each piece is different, a natural work of art."
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