Coley Gaffney

Nicole is a professionally trained chef, recipe developer, food writer, and tv personality best known for being second runner up on the 10th season of Food Network Star. From 2010 through 2015, she owned and operated a personal chef and catering service called The Dinner Belle. Nicole has a degree in Communications from Louisiana State University and studied both hot foods and pastry at the Academy of Culinary Arts. She has over 15 years of experience working in the food and beverage industries. Her style of cooking is dictated mostly by the seasons since she considers herself lucky enough to experience all four seasons where she lives. Nicole loves vegetable inspired dishes as well as desserts (she claims to have far more than just 'a sweet tooth').

Spring Vegetable Risotto

French Onion Grilled Cheese

Butter Poached Barramundi