Diane Kochilas

Teaching on the Healthy Greek-Mediterranean Diet and Way of Life.
Celebrity Chef and host of “Ti Tha Fame Simera, Mama” (What’s Cooking, Mum?”), TV show on Greece’s Alpha Channel.
Diane has appeared on top American food shows, including “Throwdown with Bobby Flay,” “Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern,” Martha Stewart, and more.
Has published 20 books in all, in both English and Greek.Diane’s latest book, The Country Cooking of Greece was heralded by the NYTimes as one of the best books of 2012.
Diane hails from the Blue Zone island of Ikaria, renowned for the longevity of its inhabitants. She runs a cooking school there every summer.
In addition to teaching on Ikaria,Diane globe-trots to universities in the U.S., among them Harvard, Yale, and UMass, Amherst, where she helps develop healthy, plant-based menu options for college dining and works with food literacy and sustainability outreach programs within each community.