Rachael Ray is a celebrity chef, television personality, author, and businesswoman who has written and published a number of cookbooks and created a full line of kitchen products. Ray was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York, and her parents owned and managed a number of rest ... Read More aurants throughout her childhood. Ray’s 30 Minute Meals, formatted like practical lessons in getting dinner to the table, brought her to the public eye in 2001. Ray also has her own magazine, Every Day with Rachael Ray. Rachael Ray's official shop carries bakeware, barbecue and patio items, cook's tools, cookbooks, cookware, cutlery, dinnerware, drinkware, flatware, pantry items, food totes and transport, lunch boxes, servingware, and a Yum-O! collection. Yum-O! is Ray's charity designed to empower kids and their families by helping them use food and cooking to develop health family relationships. Best-selling Rachael Ray items include the Hard Anodized II 10-piece Cookware Set, the Stoneware 20-piece Bubble & Brown Baker Set, and the Chill-Out Thermal Tote.