Chef Tyler Florence makes organic baby food

November 12, 2009 (PRESS RELEASE) The Sprout Baby food is a line of healthy, organic and ecologically packaged foods with recipes developed by Florence. You can purchase Sprout at Whole Foods Market and Meijers stores. You can find out more about Sprout at

Tyler will be doing an in-store appearance and book signing at Whole Foods -- Lincoln Park, which is located at:

1550 N. Kingsbury Street
Chicago, IL 60642
ph 312.587.0648
Time: 4pm-6pm, Nov. 12th

About Chef Tyler Florence

For the past fifteen years, Chef Tyler Florence ( has delighted the masses by sharing the sights, sounds and flavors of his unique culinary vision to fans around the world.

After graduating from the prestigious culinary program at Johnson and Wales University, Florence tackled the Big Apple where he helmed multiple acclaimed restaurants and established himself as a one of New York City's finest young stars.

In New York, he honed his culinary skills under the tutelage of some of the city's premier chefs, including Charlie Palmer at Aureole, Marta Pulini at Mad 61 and Rick Laakonen, ultimately moving on to become executive chef at Cafeteria.

As the buzz about the charismatic young chef's food picked up steam, a fresh new television network took notice and the rest, as they say, is history. After 12 plus years as a franchise star of the Food Network, Florence has taken his food and his wit across the globe, finely tuning what is regarded as one of America's most important culinary voices. He has starred in such series as How to Boil Water, a cooking show for novices, Food 911, his hugely popular "recipe rescue" show, as well as his signature series, Tyler's Ultimate. Florence has also hosted numerous other Food Network shows and specials, including Planet Food, All American Festivals and My Country, My Kitchen. Not to be limited to Food Network, Tyler is a regular guest on the TODAY Show, CNN, The View, The Tonight Show, Oprah, Access Hollywood, Extra, Good Morning America and more.

Tyler recently released two new top-selling cookbooks -- Stirring The Pot, and Dinner at my Place (Wiley) in addition to his three previous books- Tyler's Ultimate, Eat This Book, and Real Kitchen (Clarkson Potter). In 2009, Tyler launched his signature lines of steel-clad cookware and titanium cutlery on Home Shopping Network and at major retailers across the United States, including Dillards and Macy's, for whom Tyler is a member of the prestigious Macy's Culinary Council.

In July of 2008, Tyler opened his first kitchen retail shop, The Tyler Florence Shop, in Mill Valley, just outside of San Francisco, California. Outposts of The Tyler Florence Shop will also be opening soon at San Francisco International Airport (November 2009) and in Napa (Spring 2010). And in early 2010, Tyler will open his first signature restaurants, Wayfare Tavern, in San Francisco's Financial District and El Paseo in Mill Valley. In Spring of 2010, adjacent to The Tyler Florence Shop in Napa, Tyler will also be opening a new restaurant concept, Tyler Florence Rotisserie & Wine.

Tyler lives in Mill Valley, California with his wife Tolan, and has two sons Miles, age 13, Hayden, 2, and a little girl, Dorothy, 1.


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Sweet Peas and Green Beans with Mint

Summer Squash, Zucchini and Yukon Gold Potatoes

Chicken Noodle Soup

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