She is a certified executive chef and graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. She is the owner of Tiffany Poe Culinary Services - a consulting, food styling and corporate coaching company - and her clients include The Pioneer Woman, Food Network and Food Network Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, Country Living, Southwest Dairy Farmers Association, Reader's Digest, BlogHer, Bush's Baked Beans and Land O'Lakes.
Poe and her husband, Steven, have been married for 12 years and have three small children. They are the owners and innkeepers at The Grandview Inn, a historic bed and breakfast near the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve in Pawhuska. Poe blogs as Gastronomy Mommy.
Check out her website at tulsaworld.com/gastronomymommy
. Valarie Carter
She is a Webbers Falls native and graduate of Fort Gibson High School. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Oklahoma State University and an associate of arts in culinary arts from the Art Institute of Atlanta. After extensive work in hotels and country clubs, Carter spent nearly five years as a personal chef for families in Oklahoma City and Atlanta. She also worked as a culinary arts instructor at Oklahoma State University-IT for five years.
She lives in Muskogee with her husband and two small children.