Bonnie is a graduate of both University of Toronto and George Brown College. She has studied cooking around the world and for more than 30 years has operated The Bonnie Stern School of Cooking in Toronto. She teaches cooking classes, conducts team building culinary events and hosts a monthly book and dinner club. She is the author of twelve best-selling cookbooks including the IACP award winning Essentials of Home Cooking and most recently The Best of HeartSmart Cooking written in conjunction with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Bonnie appears regularly on television and radio and writes a weekly column in the National Post.