Kelsie is a passionate chef and cooking instructor. Most recently she was chef of Chez Panisse Restaurant. As an instructor, Kelsie has taught cooking classes in and around the Bay Area and operated an intimate cooking school in her home, which received rave reviews from students and media alike. As a writer, Kelsie has collaborated and contributed to Alice Water‚ cookbooks: The Art of Simple Food, Chez Panisse Vegetables, Chez Panisse Café Cookbook, and Chez Panisse Fruits. Kelsie is currently director of the Cooking School at Cavallo Point, the Lodge at the Golden Gate, at Fort Baker in Marin County.