Chef Billy Parisi in the Chicagoist Blog

  Fix My Recipe If your homemade eggplant lasagna recipe tastes like garbage after several attempts at perfection, consider submitting it to Fix My Recipe, a website dedicated to taking less than stellar reader recipes from around the country and fixing them via short film. Chef Billy Parisi is the man behind the fixing and has assisted readers with his take on everything from chocolate butter cream, Asian seared duck breast, steak au poivre, and guacamole. Videos are all under five minutes long and unlike many online cooking videos, are not annoying and actually fun to watch. Recipes ideas for…

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Chef Billy Parisi in The Chicago Sun Times

Recipe Web site grows via TV station tie-ins August 3, 2009 There are lots of marketing-focused stories to be told in the rapidly evolving digital world. One of the more interesting and unusual digital-centric marketing initiatives now unfolding in Chicago involves the recently unveiled Web site Fixmyrecipe.com, founded by local entrepreneurs and digital mavens Thatcher Kamin and Billy Parisi, who is also a professional chef. Initially, the Web site was developed as a place where cooks could send recipes to be improved upon or “fixed” by Parisi in a new Web video posted each day. Now Kamin and Parisi are…

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Fix My Recipe Press Release

‘Fix My Recipe’ Cooks Up Custom Content Featuring Advertisers in Local Markets Weekly online segments customized for each DMA creates new revenue for local stations, starting in Charlotte, North Carolina. July 27, 2009 – fixmyrecipe.com Chicago, Ill. and Charlotte, N.C. / Chicago-based ‘Fix My Recipe’ (www.fixmyrecipe.com) announces a new advertorial partnership to help local stations generate new revenue in the recession while providing a unique online experience for viewers. For the first time in its history, the company is creating a special twelve-week branded content series of its popular online cooking show, ‘Fix My Recipe,’ for the ABC affiliate in…

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Chef Billy Parisi in The Chicago Sun Times

Jill from Colombia, Mo., was stumped. Her pasta recipe called for leeks. Not having a clue what leeks were, she threw in broccoli instead. Chef Billy Parisi (left) and Thatcher Kamin produce the Web site FixMyRecipe.com out of Parisi’s Humboldt Park kitchen. The site, which launched in November, helps home cooks with problematic recipes. “It’s Mr. Food meets 2009,” Kamin says. Yikes. That’s where chef Billy Parisi came in. After some good-natured ribbing (“Jill, only God knows why you substituted broccoli for leeks in this dish”), Parisi showed her what a leek was and how to slice and clean it.…

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About Billy Parisi

Billy Parisi has been in the kitchen since he started washing dishes in a restaurant at the age of 13. After growing up across the Midwest in Detroit, Cleveland, and St. Louis Billy Parisi jetted off to the Scottsdale Culinary Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona to earn a degree in Culinary Arts and Hotel and Restaurant Management after high school. It was at the Scottsdale Culinary institute that Billy fully engaged in cooking and learned the intricacies of food and what it takes to succeed in the industry. After graduation Billy came back home to St. Louis where he started off…

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