Vered Guttman is an Israeli chef, food writer and food historian living in the Washington DC area. Her columns and articles on Israeli and Jewish food appeared in Haaretz, as well as the Washington Post, Slate, Moment Magazine, NPR and others. As a chef and a caterer, Vered specializes in Israeli and Middle Eastern cuisines. She has catered private parties, diplomatic events and corporate receptions. In 2014, Vered cooked for President Obama’s Passover seder at the White House.