James Briscione

James Briscione is a two-time Chopped champion and was named one of People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Chefs Alive’ in 2016. He is the author of four books: Just Married & Cooking (Scribner ’11), Cognitive Cooking with Chef Watson (Sourcebooks ’15), The Great Cook (Oxmoor House ’15) and Finding Flavor (HMH ’18). Since 2008, he has operated Just Married & Cooking, LLC with his wife, Brooke Parkhurst. Together, they also teach a series of date night cooking classes at The Institute of Culinary Education, where James is currently the Director of Culinary Development. After leading some of the top kitchens in United States — including Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham, AL and the famed Restaurant Daniel in New York City — James found his place teaching and inspiring the next generation of great chefs. You can currently follow the culinary adventures of James and his family in their Food Network digital series, Cooking with Dad.

Pizza Babka

Cheesesteak-Stuffed Grilled Cheese

Chile Lime Popcorn

Energy Balls

Bourbon and Dried Plum Stuffed Pork Loin

Grilled Turkey Sausage with Cucumber Relish

Cheddar and Black Pepper Biscuits

Crunchy French Toast

Spice-Roasted Veggies

South-Of-Something Chicken

S'mores Dip with Spiced Chocolate Ganache

Taco Mac 'n' Cheese

Corn and Coconut Creme Brulee

Spiced Avocado Toast with Citrus-Cured Salmon and Poached Egg

Sour Cream and Onion-Spiced Grilled Tornado Potatoes

Spiced Yogurt Sauce

Chicken and Steak Kebabs

Pizza Party at Home

Spiced Bacon-Wrapped Pineapple

Sweet Vanilla Peanut Popcorn

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Baked Brie with Cranberry Chutney

Beet-Er Tots

Mississippi Tamale Pie

Garlic Knot-chos

Blackened Fish Tacos with Chili-Spiced Slaw and Charred Scallion Salsa

Black Bean and Quinoa Falafel