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
Lynn Livanos Athan is a former writer for The Spruce, contributing Greek-related articles and recipes for one year. As a first-generation Greek American, Lynn learned to make the traditional food of Greece in the kitchen beside her mother, grandmother, and aunts. Fluent in Greek, she has traveled to the country since childhood, absorbing the culture and the tastes firsthand. She enjoyed a career in the advertising industry for many years while maintaining her passion for food and cooking. Eventually, she was able to turn her focus to the culinary arts full time. She teaches Greek cooking classes and enjoys leading cooking demonstrations at culinary stores and cultural festivals.
Lynn earned a bachelor's degree in English from the State University of New York at Albany. She received her culinary training at the Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago, Illinois.
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