05:02 AM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 12/02/2013 10:30AM
Anne Burrell knows what you're thinking.
"It's a small New York City kitchen!" says the Food Network star, 44, of her beloved 75-sq.-ft. cooking area. "And I'm not a fan of supersleek. I like clutter. It feels homey and comfortable."
Despite appearances, "I have everything organized, and I know where everything is," says Burrell. "It's well-equipped. Anything I can cook in a restaurant, I can cook in this kitchen. The problem is, because I have so much stuff, there's not a lot of room for food."
Nor is there space for her fiancée, chef Koren Grieveson, 42, to pitch in.
Originally posted 03/31/2013 12:00PM
On her show Chef Wanted, Anne Burrell helps test up-and-coming chefs for top spots at premiere restaurants. But this week she's getting a culinary dream job of her own.
On Monday, the Food Network star will be cooking for attendees at the White House's Easter Egg Roll.
"I am so super excited," Burrell tells PEOPLE. "The White House is such a beautiful place, and I can't wait to visit and see the President and the First Lady and, of course, to do something fun for the kids."
On Burrell's menu: orecchiette with broccoli rabe pesto and sausage (which comes from her cookbook Cook Like a Rock Star) because, as she says, "A pasta dish is a great way to get kids to eat veggies."
Originally posted 03/23/2013 02:00PM
Chef Anne Burrell puts aspiring chefs to the test on her show Chef Wanted, but only your dinner guests will judge your take on her "healthy and delicious" asparagus recipe! For a complementary side dish to your next meal try the recipe below:
Top 10 News Categories
The most buzzed about stars this minute!
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
More On PEOPLE.com
Got a News Tip?
Send it to our People.com editors!