George Geary is passionate about cooking and sharing that passion with others. As a culinary teacher he brings humor and a sense of fun to his sold-out classes across the country. His wit and humor show through in his numerous cookbooks, making it fun and easy to understand culinary concepts. George guides home cooks on everything from cookies and pastries, to cheesecakes, sauces, dressings and rubs, to how to use a food processor. For over 30 years George has been involved with the judging of culinary contests for major food manufacturers such as Canola Producers, Veg-all, Hormel Products, Hershey Foods, Knott’s Berry Farm Foods, Ghirardelli Chocolate, Fleischmann’s Yeast, San Diego Union Tribune, ABC News Contests and many more. From 1982, for 28 seasons, George was the Culinary Coordinator of the world’s Largest County Fair in Los Angeles where his duties were to implement food contests daily with the coordination of the judges and competitors.
Geary is the author of 12 cookbooks including: L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants, Fair Foods, The Cheesecake Bible; The Complete Baking Cookbook; 650 Best Food Processor Recipes, 150 Best Donut Recipes, 500 Best Sauces, Salad Dressings, Marinades & More.., and 125 Best Biscuit Mix Recipes.
When not in a kitchen George leads award winning; mouth-watering culinary tours of major cities of America and Europe. George has shared some of his favorite recipes with television viewers on ABC, The Food Network, NBC, CBS, and PBS and Home & Family on The Hallmark Channel. He has been featured in the pages of many food magazines, newspapers, blogs and The Wall Street Journal. When not traveling to teach, George lives in sunny California.