Folio Top Women: Rachael Ray
Founder/Owner, Rachael Ray
Rachel has turned her love of food into a career as a lifestyle expert, television personality, bestselling cookbook author, founder and editor of a lifestyle magazine, developer of consumer products and founder of the Yum-o! organization and Rachel’s Rescue. Her media portfolio spans all major platforms and includes an additional 2.5 million subscribers via social media and e-newsletters. Rachael’s robust portfolio includes the daytime talk show, "Rachael Ray", which just wrapped its eighth season and has won multiple Emmy awards. Rachael also worked with the Food Network on multiple Emmy-winning cooking, travel and reality competition shows since 2001. She has hosted shows such as Inside Dish and most recently, Rachael vs. Guy.
In 2005, Rachael launched a lifestyle magazine called Every Day with Rachael Ray where she serves as Editorial Director. The magazine has been named to both AdWeek’s and Ad Age’s A-List and Hot List over the years. Rachael has published a total of 21 cookbooks, eight of which were named New York Times bestsellers.