Chris Ryding

Chris was a Detroit, Michigan, native and career food service professional exclusively dedicated to the natural and organic foods movement. A vegetarian since 1988, he was the founder and chef/owner of the popular, award-winning vegetarian Cosmic Café and worked with natural foods retailers since the mid-1990s. He worked as a recipe developer, commercial kitchen designer and consultant with National Co+op Grocers (NCG) located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Nothing says comfort like homemade soup. This delicious chipotle corn chowder will warm and delight the whole family!
Chris Ryding shows how to whip cream by hand and how to fold ingredients together in this Co+op Kitchen video.
Enjoy this simple chantilly crème, a French classic that can be added to many cakes and pastries.