She is the host of the US cooking competition program Top Chef. She has hosted the show continuously since season 2 , with season 17 being the latest. She has published three cookbooks and one memoir. She has also ventured into acting in film and television, and hosted several cooking programs before Top Chef. She also launched her own kitchenware line. Her father is a retired executive with the pharmaceutical company Pfizer. Both of her parents later remarried, and she has a younger half-brother and half-sister from her father's side.
An arrest warrant was acquired after it was claimed that Katherine Ruth Harper sent nude photos and had sex with the student over the summer holiday. The year-old met the teenager at Tidwell Middle School in Roanoke, where she worked as a cheerleading coach, tennis coach and 7th-grade teacher. The arrest warrant claims the boy was questioned by his principal and confessed to the sexual encounters, according to the Houston Chronicle. The meetings also allegedly included drinking alcohol and the teenager performing oral sex on Harper. Authorities were notified by an anonymous tip and Harper has been placed on administrative leave. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later?
Surat: Female trainee clerks of the Surat Municipal Corporation SMC were allegedly made to stand naked together in a room for a medical test at a civic body-run hospital here, prompting authorities to order a probe. Surat Municipal Commissioner Banchhanidhi Pani on Friday ordered a probe into allegations that around 10 female trainee clerks of the civic body were made to stand naked for a medical test in the gynaecology ward of the hospital. The shocking incident comes days after students of a girls college in Gujarat's Bhuj town were allegedly forced by hostel authorities to remove their undergarments to prove they were not menstruating. In its complaint to the commissioner on Thursday, the SMC Employees Union alleged even unmarried women were checked for pregnancy by female doctors. Acting on the complaint, Pani on Friday formed a three-member committee to probe the allegations and submit a report in 15 days. The committee comprises former dean of the medical college Dr. As per rules, all trainee employees need to undergo a physical test to prove their physical fitness for the job upon the completion of their training period, said officials. Upon completion of their three years of training period, some female trainee clerks came to SMMER hospital for medical test, which is mandatory, they said. The union said though they are not against the mandatory test, the method adopted for women staffers in the gynecology ward was not improper.