Way more than just a delicious cookbook! America’s most famous and respected immigrant chefs from all over the world share their stories, cultures, career journeys, recipes and favorite childhood food memories. It’s filled with chef biographies and storytelling, wonderful, accessible ethnic recipes, charming illustrations, continent maps, in-country childhood photos of the chefs, and select language translations. The Magical Melting Pot celebrates America’s diversity and the role immigrants play in making the U.S. so rich in ideas, outlooks and food traditions. It will inspire a wide range of audiences, from parents, to foodies, teens, teachers, home educators and lovers of travel and other cultures, no matter their age, to follow their dreams, persevere and look for what’s unique, special and different in all of us. It’s a book that’s never been more needed to open people’s eyes to go beyond tolerating out differences, to enjoying and reveling in them. The Magical Melting Pot encourages us all to be prouder of our own unique heritage and want to share it with others.