Carrie Nahabedian Carrie Nahabedian is a noted woman chef in Chicago. She is known for her expertise in Classic, Modern, Contemporary and French cuisines as well as Mediterranean. She is respected for her being a role model and mentor to culinary students as well as her professionalism and keen attention to detail. Dedicated to the craft of culinary Arts. She has over 40 years experience, having started cooking while in high school as a teenager. Her experience as an Executive Chef with Four Season s Hotels took her worldwide to cook, teach and learn. She was a Michelin Star recipient at NAHA Restaurant and named James Beard Foundation Best Chef – Great Lakes. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.