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Originally from Central New York, Julie Ann Sageer has always had a special fondness for food, especially the unique yet deliciously distinctive Middle Eastern food that she grew up on. In fact, so much so that she garnered the nickname “Julie Taboulie” from her family and they’ve been calling her that ever since! Born in the Unites States, this full-blooded, first generation’s life has nearly revolved around food and family her entire life. Julie Ann’s cooking is drawn from her long list of remarkable cooks in the family, along with their timeless and traditional recipes, techniques and tried true tips that have all been thankfully bestowed and ingrained into her and thus the food that she creates. She attributes the launching of “Cooking with Julie Taboulie”, Lebanese Cuisine & Mouthwatering Middle Eastern Eats as being inspired by the breathtaking landscape of her homeland and the graciousness and inspiring energy of her people, along with her biggest inspiration being her Mother of course, in presenting this delightful cuisine to people alike from all walks of life.
Her vivaciousness in the kitchen and on television is as comparable to the refreshing, vibrant and flavorful food that she shares with her audiences. Julie Ann brings her fun loving personality and warm inviting spirit to “Cooking with Julie Taboulie” as well as her on-going Cooking Classes, Demo’s & Tastings, Special Events & Appearances that she currently hosts in the Central New York and Finger Lake area to her students, participants and viewers alike.