Diana von Welanetz Wentworth is the author of seven best-selling and award-winning books and the coauthor of two Chicken Soup for the Soul titles. Film rights to her romantic memoir, Send Me Someone, were purchased by the Lifetime Network. With her late husband Paul von Welanetz, she hosted a long-running television series and founded the Inside Edge (www.InsideEdge.org), a weekly breakfast forum in Southern California that helped launch the careers of many of the most celebrated authors and speakers of our day. Progressive business leaders still gather at the Inside Edge to discuss new ideas in psychology, science, global issues, success strategies, spiritual awareness, and the arts.
Her other books include The Pleasure of Your Company (winner of the “Cookbook of the Year” Award), Celebrations: Menus for Entertaining, and The von Welanetz Guide to Ethnic Ingredients, considered the classic reference work on the foods of the world.
Today, Diana speaks and writes about how to Love Your Heart (www.QueenOfHearts.com) and on the art of book writing and publishing. She lives in Corona del Mar, California, with her husband Ted Wentworth, Editor in Chief of Enlightenment Lifestyle Magazine. Read Diana's Heart Association Article in the latest online issue
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What others say about Diana:
"No one else has ever come close to combining such a depth of knowledge about food, conveyed with such style and Presence."
~ Hugh Carpenter, author of twelve cookbooks, including Chopstix, Hot Wok, and Pacific Flavors
(About Chicken Soup for the Soul Cookbook)
"...each feel-good recollection serves as a parable of a venerable quality, e.g., patience ... and appreciation for what one has"
~ Reed Business Information
(About The von Welanetz Guide to Ethnic Ingredients)
“Just about every exotic, unusual, and rare ingredient used in dishes in all corners of the world is covered . . .From ajwain to zatar, it’s all here, explained in a very concise format.”
~ Bon Appétit Magazine
(About Send Me Someone)
...her tale as that of a true survivor, whose drive to create happiness and success within her life should be applauded..."
--Cahners Business Information, Inc.
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