Ramin Ganeshram

Ramin Ganeshram (born June 21, 1968) is an American journalist, chef and cookbook author who writes about American and Caribbean foodways and culinary culture.wikipedia
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A Birthday Cake for George Washington

In January 2016, her children's book A Birthday Cake for George Washington, about U.S. President George Washington's slaves who look for ingredients to bake a birthday cake for their owner, was published by Scholastic.
Written by Ramin Ganeshram and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, it is narrated by Delia, the daughter of Hercules, one of George Washington's slaves who worked for him as a cook.

Trinidad and Tobago cuisine

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She is known for her specialized knowledge of Trinidad & Tobago cuisine and for her work in food history and polycultural American food experiences.

New York City

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Ganeshram was born in New York City to a Trinidadian father and an Iranian mother.

Stuyvesant High School

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She attended Stuyvesant High School of Science and earned a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, both in Manhattan.

Columbia University

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She attended Stuyvesant High School of Science and earned a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, both in Manhattan.

Institute of Culinary Education

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Later she trained at the Institute of Culinary Education also in New York City, where she has also worked as a chef instructor.

The New York Times

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For eight years Ganeshram worked as a feature writer/stringer for The New York Times regional sections and another eight years for Newsday as a food columnist and feature writer.

Newsday

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For eight years Ganeshram worked as a feature writer/stringer for The New York Times regional sections and another eight years for Newsday as a food columnist and feature writer.

International Association of Culinary Professionals

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Ganeshram has received seven journalism awards for her writing and an International Association of Culinary Professionals Bert Greene culinary journalism nomination.

World Food Programme

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In January 2010, she founded the charity Food 4 Haiti, to raise money for the UN World Food Programme’s effort in the earthquake ravaged Haiti.

Haiti

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In January 2010, she founded the charity Food 4 Haiti, to raise money for the UN World Food Programme’s effort in the earthquake ravaged Haiti.

Meriden, Connecticut

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She was formerly on the board of the Meriden, Connecticut-based non-profit, My City Kitchen, which teaches kids about food and cooking as a way to instill healthy lifestyle habits while raising self-esteem.

Food Network

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Her first work of fiction Stir It Up! focuses on a teen chef who gets a shot at cooking competition show on Food Network.

Ramin

Ramin Ganeshram American journalist, chef and cookbook author

Hercules (chef)

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A picture book for young children about Hercules, A Birthday Cake for George Washington illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton and authored by Ramin Ganeshram, was published by Scholastic Trade Publishing in January 2016.