Born in Montreal, Canada, Kim grew up in an Orthodox home, learned to cook from her Moroccan-born mother, and spent summers with family in Israel. A graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education, Kim worked as a recipe developer for "Food & Wine" and "Chile Pepper" magazines and a private chef before becoming an instructor; her classes have been sold out for the last four consecutive years. She has appeared on The Today Show and been featured in The New York Times, SAVEUR, The Huffington Post, The Chicago Tribune and many other top tier media outlets. Her third book, “I Kosher: Beautiful Recipes from My Kitchen,” will release in November 2018 (Weldon Owen). She has two previous bestselling books, “The New Kosher” (Weldon Owen), which continues to be at the top 3 of its category on Amazon since it published in August of 2015 and "The Modern Menu," (Gefen Publishing) which won “The Best New Kosher Cookbook of 2013” by joyofkosher.com. Kim lives in New York City and New Jersey (in the summer) with her husband and four children.