Author: Cole Wagoner

Sous Vide Pork Belly with #anovafoodnerd Bea Mendoza

Bea Mendoza is an #anovafoodnerd from Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2015, she received the gift of pro-level cooking from her boyfriend. She has been sharing her culinary creations with the #anovafoodnerd fam ever since. Get to know Bea, and find out her secret to sous vide pork belly, along with a few more super-delicious dishes she’s created for you.

Throwing the Ultimate Food Nerd Dinner Party

What happens when 5 college friends decide to use their newfound cooking skills and throw a two-night pop-up sous vide dinner party for 40 friends and family? A full on food nerd fiesta breaks out! Zachary Cohen, Julian Daly, Tobias Rosen, Ben Rosenberg, and Sam Wasserman are all students at Cal, and close friends, took on this challenge and knocked it out of the park.


Healthy sous vide recipes with #anovafoodnerd Jen Stone

Where to even begin with Jen Stone. If there was a queen of sous vide, she would definitely be in the running. Hailing from Toronto, Jen has whipped up countless healthy sous vide recipes since becoming an #anovafoodnerd more than two years ago. Get to know Jen Stone, consummate #anovafoodnerd and learn a few of her healthy sous vide recipes.


Meet the #anovafoodnerd, Andrew Wisnionski!

Food nerd family, get to know the latest #anovafoodnerd, Andrew Wisnionski and learn his secret to sous vide pork shoulder. An avid home cook turned culinary student, Andrew has shown his love for food, and for Anova. What a beautiful combo that is, and he’s using it to his full advantage.


The #anovafoodnerd family is nerding out with Mom this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day we should shower Mom with gifts and let her kick back and relax while we cook her an amazing meal.For some, you might be lucky enough to enjoy her company while she provides you with an epic meal (because she just loves cooking with her Anova, of course!).

Nothing says love like good food. A few members of the #anovafoodnerd family shared their plans for the upcoming Mother’s Day weekend and how they’re celebrating with Mom. Check out how these food nerds and food nerd mommas are using Anova to make the day extra memorable.


Sous Vide Salmon with Hollandaise by #anovafoodnerd Derek Gaughan

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What’s better than a perfectly cooked filet of sous vide salmon? A super simple sous vide hollandaise recipe to go with it. These wicked good recipes were dreamed up by Derek Gaughan, an #anovafoodnerd and sous vide legend from Pennsylvania.

Derek’s always sharing his favorite recipes with the food nerd fam, and he makes sure each recipe is easy to follow along with and, of course, delicious. He’s even shared the full details for two of his favorites–sous vide salmon with a sous vide hollandaise sauce–for a double dose of sous vide perfection that the whole #anovafoodnerd family can enjoy.

Get to know Derek, and learn to cook his favorite sous vide recipes with ease.


Get to know the latest #anovafoodnerd, Nick Roush

Nick Roush is an #anovafoodnerd who resides in Fort Worth, Texas. Nick quickly became one of our most prominent food nerds after he joined the fam and started serving up such delicious sous vide eats that he started his own sous vide burger biz. Learn about this epic food nerd’s story and discover his top secret recipe for sous vide burgers.


Introducing the #anovafoodnerd Hall of Fame

Here at Anova, we LOVE our #anovafoodnerd fam! There are hundreds of thousands of people out there creating masterpieces with the help of the Anova, and we have an exciting new place where we will mount (digitally!) their statues.

Introducing, the #anovafoodnerd Hall of Fame!


The initial class features 12 food nerds who are long time Anova lovers and have been cranking out serious sous vide eats.


Give it up for:

Frank De Cambuse

Joe Pistone

Food Reuels

Kellie Alkayan

Josh Myer


Tim Shelburn

Carey Copeling

Anthony Spizale

Erika Turk

Melissa Reome

Cole Wagoner

Congratulations to everyone, and keep on cooking!

Want to be inducted in the next round? Fire up those Precision Cookers, then be sure to tag #anovafoodnerd and include time and temp!