Levana Kirschenbaum was co-owner of Levana Restaurant on Manhattan’s Upper West Side (alas, recently closed after thirty two years), and the pioneer in Kosher upscale dining. She is a cooking teacher and cookbook author, and gets countless devoted fans for her fearless, practical and nutritious approach to cooking. She gives weekly cooking demos, and gets cooking demo engagements around the country. She has published Levana's Table: Kosher Cooking for Everyone
, Levana Cooks Dairy-Free!
, and a book-dvd set based on her demo series called "In Short Order." She is currently at work on her next cookbook, scheduled to be published in June 2011: The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple
. She is launching a line of all-natural spelt desserts, called, what else, Levana. Her weekly cooking demos take place at her apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side: Get ready for dinner and a show! Go onto her website to find out more about her demos, cookbooks, desserts, and entertaining stories at www.levanacooks.com