Gay Chanler

Gay Chanler is a professionally trained chef by trade, with an MA in cultural anthropology from Northern Arizona University. A former co-leader of Slow Food Northern Arizona, she currently serves on Slow Food USA’s  Southwest/ Mountain Ark of Taste Committee, whose work is to identify, preserve and promote endangered foods with important culinary, cultural and biological value. Gay has written for Fine Cooking magazine, and teaches cooking classes in Flagstaff, Arizona, while continuing to work on projects for a healthy, local, sustainable food system.