Chefs@Google: Janna Gur
Janna Gur was born and raised in the former Soviet Union and immigrated to Israel in 1974. She is the founder and chief editor of "Al Hashulchan," the leading Israeli food and wine magazine. Originally conceived as a modest trade magazine for food professionals, the magazine quickly became popular among amateur cooks and foodies. Together with its audience, "Al Hashulchan" changed, becoming the premier food and wine magazine for general public. Gur is also the author of "The Book of New Israeli Food," where she aims to reveal to the world the dramatic revival of local cuisine, as well as the beauty and uniqueness of the country and its people. She lives in Tel Aviv with her husband, two children, and two cats.