5 Things You Didn't Know About Me
- I am a vegetarian althought I have to routinely eat meat for work
- I was born and raised in bed stuy brooklyn, a stones throw from the Notorious BIG and Jay Z
- I worked at the American Museum of Natural History in the Malacology Department
- I love Q-tips
- I just had a baby boy, Yagüez!
Evette Ríos is a craft, design and entertaining expert, and all around home enthusiast. She is host of Recipe Rehab on CBS that airs every Saturday morning (check your local listings :) and National Spokesperson for Goodwill International. She has also been a contributor to The Chew on ABC and the Rachael Ray Show, where she’s known for fabulous hands-on advice,
innovative crafts, and dramatic room revisions - wowing Rachael and the audience with
budget-friendly projects that look like a million bucks.
In addition to her headlining blog on Rachael Ray's official site, Evette is known as a host of the
popular Better Homes & Gardens 100-Days of Holidays online video series. 100-Days is widely
credited with driving BHG’s website traffic over 100-million-hits.
Since June of 2008, Evette’s has brought her can-do attitude and offbeat sense of humor to
Planet Green’s flagship show, The G-Word. In the role of field correspondent, Evette (aka the
Salvage Queen) finds ways to spare the environment while spotlighting green art and sustainable
solutions everywhere. She even creates amazing furniture from curbside junk!
Previously, Evette was co-host and designer for Freestyle (HGTV), and TLC’s home repair show
In A Fix. Other appearances include the Today Show, the Early Show, CW11 Morning Show, and
she is a regular Monthly contributor to Al Despertar on Univision in fluent Spanish. She
contributes the popular Kitchen Fix and Party Tricks design and entertaining features to Everyday
with Rachael Ray Magazine and Cosas De Diseño to Siempre Mujer magazine. She has also
shared gardening tips on Inside Edition, in a series of appearances inspired by the Obamas’
Her Puerto Rican roots, love of travel, and years mentoring with some of NYC’s finest architects
and designers have both inspired and influenced her work. However, nothing sparked Evette’s
design interests more than watching her parents work on homes as a child. A life-long New
Yorker, she lives downtown with her dog Baloo and cats Henwin & Miss Kitty.