Cat Cora, the first female Iron Chef on the Food Network’s Iron Chef America, has a culinary background that includes schooling at the Culinary Insittue of America and cooking in France. She’s also the author of Cat Cora’s Kitchen and Cooking from the Hip.
But it’s her Greek heritage that helped bring alive the 2002 comedy, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, for her. It’s a story about a 30-year-old Greek woman who works in her family’s Chicago restaurant, Dancing Zorba’s. Her father wants her