Karine Bakhoum

The Iron Palate

Karine Bakhoum (KB) is the President of KB Network News, a leading restaurant consulting and public relations firm in New York City. With a palate insured by Lloyd’s of London for $1 million, KB frequently lends her culinary expertise to shows including Food Network's Iron Chef America, Cooking Channel's Unique Eats and the new 24 Hour Restaurant Battle. A formidable cook and tastemaker herself, KB has consulted with industry heavy weights such as Alain Ducasse, Steve Wynn, Jeffrey Chodorow, Todd English and Shea Gallante, to name a few.