The Blog: With his trademark curly afro, unique fashion style, and magnetic personality, Lazarus Lynch is a globally trained culinary artist, the host of Food Network's digital original series Comfort Nation, and the face behind the popular brand, Son of a Southern Chef. New York City born and raised, Lazarus stepped into the kitchen at an early age under the tutelage of his late father, Johnny Ray Lynch, a southern chef from Bessemer, Alabama. Together, they created a special bond in the kitchen that would soon launch into a successful media enterprise. Lazarus' online and YouTube presence created buzz in 2015 which led him to being casted as a co-host in the ABC Network digital series, Tastemade Get Cookin'. He is a featured host on the Webby-awarded mobile site and app, Tastemade, and appears regularly on the Tastemade Snapchat Discover Channel. He has been featured on many national television shows, including the Today Show for his expertise in millennial cooking and eating styles and modernized soul food cuisine. He holds a B.A. degree in Individualized Studies from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. He is working on his first cookbook and lives in New York City.