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Skinny Scoop

A collection of how-to videos created by Stephanie Patsalis of Simply Greek. Watch Stephanie share step by step guides for creating authentic dishes like Kalamata Bruschetta, Greek Chicken, and Walnut Baklava Salmon, and more. More...

Hellenic Voice

As a young child, Stephanie Patsalis watched and listened carefully as her grandmother and mother introduced her to authentic Greek cuisine. Now she is teaching her daughters, Athena and Eleni, those same recipes to ensure the tradition continues. Read More...

Greek Star

This past May Stephanie Patsalis, owner of gourmet food business The Cooking Club, Inc., released a cookbook called Greek Chic Cuisine. A companion to the book is a blog of the same name. More...

“I credit my culinary success to my dear yiayia, mother and aunt for their tough Greek home-cooking school,” she recalled. “And another aunt, who shared her love of cooking with a twist, exposing me to new techniques in Hellenic cooking.” She says that learning and loving to cook inspired her to start her business. Read More...

Greek USA Reporter Stephanie Patsalis, is well on her way to becoming a culinary arts star, in modern Greek cuisine. Her new cookbook, Greek Chic Cuisine, is inspired by her Greek heritage and infused with love. Patsalis’ sophisticated and charming personality is gravitating, which is probably why Emmy Award winning producer, director and friend, Nick Furris of Spectrum Films, suggested to do a cooking DVD with her. “He said first I need to write a cookbook, and to my surprise it took much longer than I thought, and I really enjoyed every step of the process,” she told us. More...

NEO Magazine

The unique nature of any cookbook is only as good as its content. Authentic Greek cuisine is known to be handed down from one generation to the next. Stephanie Patsalis’ just launched cookbook, “Greek Chic Cuisine” is no exception.

From early childhood, filo-wrangling is in every Greek’s blood. This book has elements of the traditional and the contemporary rooted in authentic flavor of the Mediterranean. Its unique nature is that while offering authentic traditional recipes, you will have the option to “Greek Chic” many items. The Greek Chic tips will help you add an easy contemporary touch to traditional Greek food. These authentic flavors of Greece include dishes like Spanakopita, Souvlaki, Baklava or contemporary dishes like Baklava Pancakes, Gyro Lettuce Wraps, and Ouzo Chocolate Cupcakes. The Greek diet, especially the one from the Island of Crete, is scientifically proven to be the healthiest in the world. This food uses the freshest ingredients making it healthy not heavy, highlighting the best of Greek culture. More...