Originally from farmland in northern Vermont, Heather Platt moved to Los Angeles in 2008 after many years of eating her way through Manhattan restaurants while studying acting at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. While pursuing her thespian dreams she landed a front-of-house job at LA’s most beloved restaurant, Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s Lucques. Quickly, her dreams changed and all she could think about was what to cook next. Heather has cooked professionally for Lucques and Lucques Catering and is a contributing writer on LA Weekly’s Squid Ink Blog. Her recipes have been featured in Bon Appetit and she is a contributing blogger on Cooking With My Kid.