Vivian Jao

Vivian Jao
Business: Vivian Jao
Location: New York, New York
Education: BA in English Literature from Rutgers University, Graduate of French Culinary Institute
Expertise: Chinese, Korean, Seasonal, Farmers' market, Weekly meal planning, Comfort food
  • 25 years of experience as a chef, caterer, recipe developer, food stylist, and culinary producer.
  • Director of the Test Kitchen at Saveur and wrote a kitchen equipment review column, Well-Equipped, for Every Day with Rachael Ray.
  • Co-authored Judy Joo’s Korean Food Made Simple and contributed to Steven Rinella’s The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook, Food Network Kitchens Cookbook, Food Network Kitchens Making It Easy, and edible Jersey Farmers’ Markets Cookbook.


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