Courtney Contos & Todd Kelly. This week’s episode of Sharp & Hot is full of cheese, bourbon and honey! Tune in as Chef Emily Peterson is joined by Chef Courtney Contos and Chef Todd Kelly in-studio. Raised by restaurateurs in Chicago, now currently based in Vermont. Chef Contos is on a mission to bring back the joy of home cooking. But beyond cooking classes she is also a big proponent of kitchen fundamentals and vegetable gardening. Todd Kelly, Executive Chef and Director of Food & Beverage at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, is responsible for creating the distinct menu for Orchids at Palm Court, The Grill at Palm Court and The Bar at Palm Court. This program was brought to you by EscapeMaker.com.




“With cooking classes – not only are you a chef, but you’re an entertainer.” [14:00]


–Courtney Contos on Sharp & Hot