rossi-smallRossi is the host and writer of Bite This, heard on Mondays from 12:45 to 1:00 PM. Check out her blog at Rossi Rant.

As a writer, Rossi has been a features writer for several publications, such as The Daily News, Time Out New York and the New York Post. Her literary work has been published in McSweeneys and she has been the cult hit columnist for Bust magazine for 16 years and running. Her first edible memoir, The Raging Skillet: The True Life Story of Chef Rossi, is forthcoming from Feminist Press. She is also a featured blogger for the Huffington Post.

As a radio personality Rossi’s hit show “Bite This” on Cape Cod’s WOMR is now going in its 11th season.

In the culinary world Rossi is known as Chef Rossi and as the owner and executive chef of The Raging Skillet is widely saluted as one of New York City’s best and wildest caterers. She was called “a new breed of rebel anti-caterer” by the the New York Times, and “eclectic and off the wall” by the Zagats review. She has also been featured on The Food Network.

As a celebrity chef- Rossi’s events have had many illustrious guests, including the following to name just a few; Bill Clilnton, Glen Close, Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez, Cher, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon.

As a painter Rossi’s works have been exhibited at the Provincetown Art Association Museum, Studio 429 in Soho, Cave Canem (NYC), Bob (NYC), The Cork Gallery in Avery Fisher Hall, the Lawrence Gallery, the Long Island City Art Frenzy and The DNA Studio Gallery. She also co-founded The Lost and Found Gallery in Crown Heights Brooklyn and is the founder of the Artist’s Room in the Lower East side of New York City where her one woman show “Fusilli” is currently on view.

100 Women We Love: Class of 2009.