Chef AJ is a chef, culinary instructor, and speaker who uses her series Healthy Living with Chef AJ to promote her plant-based diet. She has also appeared as a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Late Show with David Letterman. She has worked as the executive pastry chef at LA's Sante La Brea Restaurant and is the creator of the Ultimate Weight Loss Program. Her expertise comes from her own personal journey, forty years in the industry, and a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from eCornell University. Chef AJ is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is also the author of Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and Your Ideal Weight.
Chef AJ's coauthor, Glen Merzer, has collaborated on a number of plant-based dieting books. He is also the author of the novel Off the Reservation.