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Celebrating Chefs in the US

According to the Today Show, "the United States Postal Service has cooked up something new — stamps honoring five celebrity chefs. The set, which officially comes out next Friday (Sept. 26), spotlights James Beard, Julia Child, Joyce Chen, Edna Lewis and Felipe Rojas-Lombardi.

“These chefs expanded our collective palates and refined American kitchens, with many people across the nation tapping into the techniques and flavors that they introduced,” explained Susan McGowan, the USPS director for stamp services and corporate licensing. The selected chefs represent a wide array of cuisines reflecting the “melting pot” of American culture..."

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