The Edible Times Story

Christina Bailey


Christina Bailey is the mind behind the blog and the chef in front of the stove here at Edible Times. She graduate at the top of her class from the Culinary Institute of America in the summer of 2012. Along the way Christina worked  at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro in Napa Valley, helped manage the flagship location of the beloved California bakery SusieCakes, and worked for award-winning executive chef Chad Johnson at Sidebern’s in Tampa (now Haven).

Before diving headfirst into a second career in the culinary landscape, Christina played the Witch’s Mother in the musical Wicked, covered the news for Fox 4 in Southwest Florida and earned one of those Bachelor’s degrees in Media Studies from Florida State University… Go Noles!


As a private chef Christina, along with a class act team, serves a range of clientele in the greater Los Angeles area.  Edible Times Culinary Services offers custom menu planning and intimate event production.  Especially close to her heart are the Edible Times New Baby Bundles for new parents and siblings. If you live in the Los Angeles area and would like to learn about Edible Times Culinary Services, click this.


If you’ve come here for macaron troubleshooting – you’re not alone!  But aside from a clear obsession with the French cookie, you’ll also find a range of helpful tips and fun food insights, including:

-ratios… instead of recipes
-techniques…as opposed to tallying teaspoons for tastiness
-healthy, crowd-pleasing food
-tasty, crowd-pleasing beverages
-self-deprecating humor
-cookies, lots and lots of cookies, especially macarons
-our mascot Sadie
-Christina’s sous chef son Harrison

Christina & The ET Team