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December 12, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Guest Speaker at Launch Alumni Conference
Lizzie was invited to speak at MIT's Launch program conference that teaches high school students how to launch businesses and become an entrepreneurs.  Lizzie talked about some challenges of being a young entrepreneur, tapping into social media to grow a business and how a business can evolve into a new direction. 

October 26, 2014
Taste of Atlanta
Lizzie cooks layers of flavors with her Mexican Mix bowls on the Family Food Zone Cooking Stage.

June 25, 2014
"Five young entrepreneurs share how they started their businesses" by The Guardian, London
Learn Lizzie's keys to money management for building a company.
Get the details here.

May 23, 2014
Entrepreneur Kids Academy
10 year old entrepreneur, Enya Hixson, chats with Lizzie about the highlights and challenges of building a business.
Listen to the podcast here.

October 31, 2013
"The Entrepreneurial Mind," Grove City College, Grove City, PA
The bootstrap business course features Lizzie Marie Cuisine.

March 16, 2013
"Lizzie Marie Likness: How to Start a Cooking Empire at Age 6," Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Article highlighting the history of Lizzie Marie Cuisine

December 13, 2012
WebMD FIT Kids
Lizzie's back in the WebMD kitchen serving up a dish of videos for the FIT Kids series.

October 7, 2012
Taste of Atlanta
Lizzie entertains the crowd as she emcees the Family Food Zone Cooking Stage.

September 9, 2012
Eat, Play, Girl Scouts Healthy Living Expo
Girl Scouts tapped Lizzie to be the keynote speaker at their exciting event focused on how to become healthier inside and out.

September 7, 2012
Lizzie's executive review of  Michelle Obama's cookie recipe for WebMD's Fit Kids
Learn about Lizzie's thoughts of the special White House treat on page 32 at

June 20, 2012
Bing and "Summer of Doing" Event
The Bing "Summer of Doing" tour stopped in Atlanta where Lizzie worked with students at a local high school along with  Teams worked on the Do Something That Matters mural in the cafeteria, decorated the new mobile classroom and created a new mural outside the school.  To learn how you can do something positive this summer visit

Some special guests stopped by:

Far East Movement



 Keri Hilson

June 19, 2012
Lizzie talks with Keri Hilson and CNN's Brooke Baldwin and about "Summer of Doing"
Lizzie explains how easy it can be for youth to make a difference in their communities this summer with the help of Bing and
Watch the interview here.

October 26, 2011
"Lizzie Marie Cuisine: 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Creates a Cooking Empire" by Huffington Post
Read Lizzie's in depth interview where she reveals her secrets to keeping things balanced between being a kid and having a business. Read the article on Huffington Post here.

October 13, 2011
Lizzie listed as one of "Business's Teen Titans" by MSN
Lizzie's entrepreneurial journey began in 2006. Read the article on MSN here.

October 7, 2011
Lizzie featured as one of "25 and under: Next-gen Female Entrepreneurs" by Fortune on CNN Money
Lizzie shares advice for entrepreneurs. Read the article on CNN here.

June 28, 2011
Lizzie whips up fresh Georgia peach smoothies for Fox 5 Atlanta
Lizzie dishes on her inspiration to create a business five years ago. Watch the interview here.

June 27, 2011
Lizzie talks with CNN's Randi Kaye about "8 Kid Entrepreneurs to Watch" by CNN Money
In response to Scott Gerber's recent article "8 Kid Entrepreneurs to Watch" that listed Lizzie as one of 8 to keep an eye on, Lizzie stopped by the CNN studio to chat with Randi Kaye. Watch the interview here.

June 9, 2011
Digitas NewFront Marketing Conference, New York, NY
As a panelist with Kevin Jonas, Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott, Lizzie spoke about how families consumer digital and traditional media. 

May 27, 2011
Lizzie listed as one of "8 Kid Entrepreneurs to Watch" by CNN Money
Scott Gerber, the "Simon Cowell of young entrepreneurship" wrote an article covering young and upcoming entrepreneurs and listed Lizzie as one of 8 to keep an eye on. View the article on CNN here.

April 27, 2011
Lizzie is Interviewed for International Newspaper Apple News
Lizzie was interviewed by Hannah Kim, a writer for a children's newspaper Apple News in Los Angeles. Apple News is published through the Korea Daily and is distributed weekly to students in Korea. You can view the interview page here.

March 17, 2011
WebMD launches Healthy Cooking with Chef Lizzie
WebMD's new FIT channel is based on 4 pillars: Food (what you eat), Move (need to exercise), Mood (your emotions) and Recharge (rest and relax). FIT teaches families how to live healthier by offering fun games for the kids and great tools for the parents. Lizzie filmed several episodes including her Green Eggs and Ham and Banana Breakfast Bash. View all of the episodes by clicking here.

January 20, 2011
Woodstock girl finalist in 'Kindness' Competition
Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 17, 2011
The Rachael Ray Show with and USA Today
Press Release: USA Today and Rachael Ray Launch Kindness Challenge
Lizzie Marie was selected as a contestant with The "Kindness Challenge," a new type of challenge where five young difference-makers, all alums, will be flexing their civic muscle rather than physical muscle for a specific philanthropic goal that they've set! Not only will they be updating you on their progress along the way, you'll be able to give advice and support them on their difference-making quest.

The Kindness Challenge with Rachael Ray
Rachael Ray Show Kick-off Episode Article
The Kindness Challenge Website

December 17, 2010
Big Shanty Intermediate School in Kennesaw, Georgia
Lizzie teamed up with the Metro Atlanta American Heart Association and the Atlanta Falcons for the First Down for Fitness event which addresses childhood obesity through the NFL Play 60 Challenge. Students had an opportunity to learn the importance of keeping active and eating healthy on a daily basis.

November 16, 2010
Parent Dish: Lizzie Marie Likness Talks Cooking with Kids
Deborah Kloha of Parent Dish wrote this article for AOL® Original online and interview Lizzie Marie about her passion for cooking and healthy eating.
Read the article online here.

October 24, 2010
Taste of Atlanta
Lizzie had a great time on stage with local radio personality "Crazy Mike" from Star 94. She demonstrated how to make her "Pompeii Pasta Salad." The audience was captive:

October 19, 2010
Do Something Book Signing Event
The Do Something book tour came to Atlanta and Lizzie spoke to students of Inman Middle School in Atlanta to inspire other young people to take action to improve
their communities. She had a great time signing books with Do Something CTO, George Weiner.

May 8, 2010
Thomaston Bluebird Festival
Lizzie Marie was invited to present a live demonstration of some of her fun and healthy recipes at the first annual Bluebird Festival in Thomaston, Georgia. She was also honored with presenting the prize trophy to the local vendor who provided the most popular "healthy lunch box" to a panel of kid taste tasters. The news article about the event is linked here.

From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

April 11, 2010
Miss O and Friends' "Girl of the Moment"
"Love to Write" Girl of the Moment

February 19, 2010
American Heart Association
Eat Better Success Story — Lizzie Marie and her family is featured as a success story on the American Heart Association (AHA) My Life Check website.

October 2009
Inspiring Students to Cook Fresh, Fun, and Healthy Food
Lizzie Marie cooks up a storm at the First Down for Fitness event with the Metro Atlanta American Heart Association and the Atlanta Falcons to address childhood obesity through the NFL Play 60 Challenge!

From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

February 6, 2009
Fox 5 News, Atlanta
Young Chef Cooks Heart Healthy Food — Lizzie Marie and Doreen cook a fish fillet and explain the Go Red for Women campaign by the American Heart Association (AHA)

November 2008
Cherokee Life Magazine: "Kid in the Kitchen: Lizzie Marie is Cooking up Fun"
Lizzie was featured in the November 2008 edition of Cherokee Life magazine.

From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

November 12, 2008
The Culinary Prodigy — an article about Lizzie's success as well as links to several of her recipes and her tips on using blogs to connect with family!

October 2008
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc.
Cookies, Cooking, and More
From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

October 2008
Taste of Atlanta
Lizzie was invited as a kid chef to demo here special "Green Eggs and Ham" recipe for the inaugural Kids' Avenue.

From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

From Lizzie Marie Cuisine

George Duran co-hosts with Lizzie Marie at the 2008 Taste of Atlanta event

October 2008
Fox News Atlanta
Interview for Taste of Atlanta

October 2008
Top Chefs feed Taste of Atlanta

October 13, 2008
Daily Candy
Kid Tested, Mother Approved

October 8, 2008
Taste of Atlanta

Fall 2008
Girl Scout Leader
Eight Years Old, and Already a Culinary Entrepreneur

August 2008
You Can Make It
View: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Televised appearance on episode #173

January 10, 2008
Cherokee Tribune
Watch out Rachael Ray

December 19, 2007
Ten Young People Honored as Champions of Health and Wellness in their Communities

December 17, 2007
President's Fitness Challenge
Lizzie is mentioned in the December newsletter

December 16, 2007
Do Something
Del Monte Do Something Good for You! Grant Winner

November 28, 2007
Around Town/Towne Laker
Lizzie's full page article is published in the local community magazine.

Lizzie's Demo Reel