Gina Meyers was born in San Francisco and raised in Fresno and San Francisco. As a kid, she loved hosting Bewitched plays in her backyard, baking cupcakes, having lemonade stands (one time she accidentally made pink lemonade when a customer requested lemonade and Gina placed the ladle in the cherry kool aid, then the lemonade, you get the picture), and going on It’s A Small World Ride in Disneyland.
Gina attended Lincoln Elementary in Fresno, CA where she once won an award for best poster contest to publicize the school carnival.
While at Oak Grove High School in San Jose, CA, Gina started the peer counseling program, was on the journalism staff, and enjoyed her french class. While at Oak Grove, Gina won an award from the Mayor of San Jose, as an “outstanding youth representative of positive growth and self-esteem.” Her school hosted and she spearheaded Teen Awareness Day, an entire day devoted to enriching young people’s lives. Gina coordinated the event, created the press release and invited a famous 49er Football Player to be the guest speaker at the assembly. At San Jose State, Gina created an I Support The Troops Campaign for the soldiers stationed in the Gulf during the Gulf Crisis. Gina majored in Business with an emphasis in Marketing and graduated from California State University Fresno.
Gina has been an entrepreneur, she invented Designer Drypers (as her Senior class project in high school) (designer cloth diapers tie dyed), in college she created, designed, and distributed I Support The Troops Campaign buttons and bumper stickers. As an adult, Gina was on the Proactiv Infomercial starring Judith Light. She also was featured as the top fan on the hit television show Bewitched Fanatical, a day in the life of a television fan.
While in college at Fresno State, she interned as a promotions assistant at KTHT 102.7 FM. Her boss asked her to dress as a Trix Bunny Rabbit and to pass out Trix Cereal at a grand opening of a grocery store. Guess what? It was 112 degrees in the bunny costume and the grocery store ran out of Trix and substituted for Kicxs cereal, a non-sugary cereal. Columbia Pictures Television asked Gina to name and group all of their Bewitched DVDs/VHS Tapes, and was asked by Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite Magazine to create trivia tidbits about the TV Show about Bewitched and I Dream of Jeannie.
Gina was bewitched from an early age and wrote three books about the television sitcom Bewitched, all of which have trivia tidbits and recipes.
Gina’s Love at First Bite, The Unofficial Twilight Cookbook was mentioned on the hit TV Show, The Office, and the stars from Twilight tried her Twilight Tribute Punch on the Allan Carr Chatty Man TV Show out of London, England, secret ingredient gummy worms.
In March of 2012, in Paris, France at The Folies Bergere, Gina was awarded the prestigious Gourmand International Cookbook Award for Best Charity Cookbook in the world, Hope for Haiti. Gina’s passion for writing has resulted in numerous “unofficial” cookbooks related to Harry Potter and recently she completed a Dorm Room Essentials Cookbook.
Gina is a chef, writer, and television personality. She is the proud winner of the Gourmand International Cookbook Award for Best Charity Cookbook in the world, Hope for Haiti.
Gina’s Cookbooks have been featured internationally on the shows: Alan Carr: Chatty Man: Twilight Stars Episode, The Office, and Bewitched Fanatical.
On the Alan Carr: Chatty Man Twilight Stars Episode, Emmett Cullen (Kellan Lutz) liked Gina’s Twilight Tribute Punch recipe so much that he downed a second drink intended for Ashley Greene (Alice Cullen). The secret ingredient: gummy worms!
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