About Linnea Johansson

Celebrity Chef/Event Planner Linnea Johansson is a food and entertaining expert with a temperament for simple, trendy cooking and entertaining with a Scandinavian flair. The Swedish-born culinary expert has a knack for combining the elements of food and design to create an unforgettable experience that has garnered her global attention as one of the country’s most sought after personalities on food and entertaining.

She is the author of Food for Friends, and Perfect Parties—Tips and Advice from a New York Party Planner (Skyhore Publishing, first edition). Food for Friends being the lastest title was released summer of 2016 and like the first book, it is jammed packed with smart, useful tips and recipes.

“Its always been about food. Be it planning events, creating menus, food trend consulting, or doing signature recipe creation, I am lucky to have been keeping busy doing exactly this for the past years.”
Linnea has created cooking and entertaining experiences with A-list celebrities likes
Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon, Charlotte Ronson, Paris Hilton, Rachel Zoe, Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sean Combs, Sienna Miller, Julianne Moore

and many more! She’s currently food columnist for

Elle International Syndicate

(circulation in 45 international markets) where she runs the blog Brooklyn Kitchen.

Linnea has been featured in national media outlets including Today Show, Daytime TV, Better TV, USA Today Weekend, New York Daily News, People, Real Simple, Brides, Today, WNYW Fox 5, Metro, Glamour, VS Magazine, HM Magazine, Gotham, Woman’s Day, Vogue, Martha Stewart Living Radio, Rachel Ray Magazine, Brides and she has also been featured as an expert on CBS’ Wickedly Perfect. Internationally, she’s been featured in Glamour, Plaza, Cosmopolitan, Elle, SAS Magazine, and many more.