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Suzen O’Rourke

Suzen is the Owner of Cooking by the Book. A native New Yorker, Suzen was born with a passion for food. In 1989, Suzen found herself in Tribeca, the historic food center of the city, with a gigantic kitchen. She applied her love of teaching, her knack for organizing people and her passion for excellent food to create Cooking by the Book.

Suzen excels at planning corporate events and has pioneered culinary team building. With her enthusiasm, Cooking by the Book has become the leader in culinary outward bound activities.