Lynn Livanos Athan

Expertise: Greek cooking, professional culinary training

Lynn Livanos Athan is a first-generation Greek American with many published recipes. She has culinary school training and teaches Greek cooking lessons.


  • Food writer with a passion for Greek food
  • First-generation Greek American who learned traditional cooking at home
  • Culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu College of the Culinary Arts
  • Teaches Greek cooking classes 



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