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Hope Cohen

2015 Speaker

HOPE COHEN is a chef, cookbook author and media personality. Her culinary work has earned  her  the  reputation  of  being one  of  Philadelphia’s gastronomic  movers  and      She  has  been  featured  in the Vanguard section of Philadelphia Style magazine, the food section of  the Philadelphia Inquirer  and Daily News,  and  has  graced  the covers of chic mags Main Line Today and Real Philly.  BMW, N.A. has nabbed her for national print advertising and Southwest Airlines followed suit, featuring her in several nationally televised commercials. She has appeared as a guest presenter on QVC, a recurring on air guest for Fox, NBC and KYW.   As host of “The Fretz Kitchen,” and “The Chef’s Kitchen”, Comcast CN8’s leading cooking show for over six years, Cohen helped expand its reach to over 20 million living rooms nationally.  As a result, she is a highly esteemed member of and has excellent relationships within the culinary communities nationally as well as in the Mid-Atlantic and New England.  Cohen produced a new cooking show in 2011 and has recently published her first cookbook both titled “Fast, Fresh + Simple.”  Currently, she is producing a series of short videos highlighting what’s happening in the Philadelphia food scene titled “CravePhilly” in collaboration with  @hopecooks, @icravephilly