Louisa Chu is a chef, writer, producer, and adventurer.
She currently writes for WBEZ.
She has cooked around the world, from Paris to Alaska. She trained at El Bulli, Ducasse, Alinea, Moto, and other restaurants. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris with Le Grand Diplôme for concurrent studies in Cuisine and Pâtisserie.
She has appeared on Food Network's Iron Chef America, Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, PBS's Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie, Discovery International and National Geographic's Food Lover's Guide to the Planet, Sundance Channel's Big Ideas for a Small Planet, and NPR station KCRW's Good Food, and other outlets.
Her writing has appeared in Gourmet, CHOW, the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Sun-Times, and other publications.