Leslie Lampert, executive chef/owner, Love Hospitality, in Mt. Kisco, NY, has been talking with her mouth full for more than 30 years. As Senior Editor at Ladies’ Home Journal Magazine, she produced and wrote scores of food articles and spent countless hours in the test kitchen developing recipes for more than 17 million readers.
She has also written dozens of articles on food and lifestyle for many national magazines including Time, The New York Times, Parents, House Beautiful, Glamour, The Boston Globe, among others. Leslie appeared frequently on TV as a lifestyle expert including The Today Show, CNN, 48 Hours, ABC News.
Her 12-year-old, award-winning, locally-sourced, take-out shop, Ladle of Love, inspired the launch of Caf? of Love in 2008. The Caf?’s seasonally-driven menu and community-minded philosophies support local growers and farmers, and features the freshest ingredients from neighborhood farms.
Both Caf? of Love and Ladle of Love are committed to supporting local charities and community efforts each monthfrom leukemia and little league to land trust and lunch programs. Ladle of Love is the exclusive Culinary Team at The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester, providing hot meals to more than 1,000 kids per week. Additionally, Caf? of Love and Ladle of Love participated in a pilot program, Green Business Champions, for The Bedford 2020 Coalition.
Love On The Run Catering specializes in distinguished at-home events, large and small, in addition to boutique venues in the tri-state area. Please contact Jenni Mendez at 914.242.9661 for your next event.
Love On The Run is the full-service catering division of Love Hospitality featuring our award-winning, farm-to-table food dropped off at your door or orchestrated in your home or venue by our experienced team of expediters. Call Catering Manager Jenni Mendez at 914.242.9661 for all catering questions.
Ladle of Love and Caf? of Love have been featured in numerous publications and TV shows including The New York Times, Westchester Magazine, The Journal News, Bedford Magazine, The Valley Table, Inside Chappaqua, Serendipity Magazine, The Patch, The Bedford Record Review, Greenwich Girl, The Examiner, The Daily Voice, Newsday, ABC TV, Toni On!, News Channel 12, Restaurant Hunter.
Ladle of Love won The Forbes Enterprise Award in 2006. Leslie was featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2008. Love Hospitality received 4 Snail of Approval Awards from Slow Food Metro North in 2013.?Leslie holds a Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College and a Masters in Journalism from Boston University (her home town). She has three inspiring children, and lives in White Plains, NY.
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