Monica Hutchinson


Monica Hutchinson is currently hustling to and from her home in Chicago to various parts of the country as the Traveling Sous Chef for Stephanie Izard's book promotion tour. She is also a culinary producer, food stylist, former line cook, recipe tester, recipe developer and blogger...a Macgyver of sorts for the booming Chicago food scene. […]

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Recipe Box


PrintGrilled Lobster with Spicy Sauce Ingredients2-3 cloves garlic 2 tsp smoked paprika 1 tsp red crushed pepper healthy pinch of cayenne 1/4 cup melted butter 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 olive oil a little water to thin it out (optional) black pepper salt 4 lobsters, halved shell onInstructionsPlace all ingredients in mortar and pestle […]

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Upcoming Events


Stephanie Izard is releasing her first cookbook this fall. I will be joining her team as her traveling sous chef to make sure the food we present at each city meets the true culinary spirit put forth by the Girl in the Kitchen. Check out the upcoming events as we may be in your town […]

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