Sandra Lee

Sandra Lee Bio

Sandra Lee has a passion for simple solutions that create dramatic results in all areas of home life.

An Emmy-nominated and internationally acclaimed expert in all things kitchen and home, Sandra Lee has predicted and changed the trajectory of American lifestyle with her signature "smart and simple" philosophy.

Sandra Lee empowers people of all walks of life to create memorable meals, hospitable homes and creative crafts, and shows them how to entertain for every occasion — with ease.

She is the host of Food Network's Sandra's Money Saving Meals, which helps viewers make delicious, budget-conscious meals using fresh, in-season ingredients, and Semi-Homemade Cooking, a veteran program on the network in its fifteenth season. She also hosts HGTV's Sandra Lee Celebrates, a series of holiday prime-time specials.

With a commitment to service and charity, Sandra works with numerous philanthropic organizations including UNICEF and Feeding America. Sandra is the national spokesperson for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign and the anchor of their largest annual fundraiser, The Great American Bake Sale, two groundbreaking programs focused on ending childhood hunger in America.

Since 2002, Sandra Lee, a Food Network celebrity and New York Times best-selling author, has released 25 books, including Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade: Cool Kids Cooking (October 2006) and a memoir, Made From Scratch.

Widely respected for anticipating the needs of the modern homemaker and consumer, Sandra has launched several lines of home, garden and craft products, and produced a successful DIY home improvement series. Her new home products line, entitled Sandra by Sandra Lee, launched in April 2012.