It Turns Out Ryan Seacrest’s Hot Model Girlfriend Shayna Taylor Is Also a Formidable Chef

"The greatest cook in town," actually.

It was Bring Your Girlfriend to Work Day for Ryan Seacrest, who invited Shayna Taylor to drop by Live with Kelly and Ryan this week. And it wasn't just for a low-stakes, softball chat either — but rather for a full-on cooking segment that doubled as a contest.

“Today’s contender is a personal chef, a graduate of the Art Institute Culinary School, and in my opinion, the greatest cook in town. [I’m] proud and excited to have her here,” he gushed.

On Tuesday’s episode, the model made a guest appearance on the show for a banana bread bakeoff, competing against executive producer Michael Gelman’s wife, Laurie.

“There’s been a lot of smack-talk around here between Ryan and Gelman regarding whose significant other’s healthy banana bread is best. We’ve decided to put an end to this madness — this two days of madness — and have them battle in a banana bread bakeoff,” said co-host Kelly Ripa.

The model does not work as a professional chef but often shares healthy recipes on her Instagram. As part of the challenge, she made a flourless, sugar-free banana bread, prepared with healthy alternative ingredients, like pumpkin puree and almond butter.

“I believe in homemade everything — homemade everything is kind of my jam since you don’t really know what ingredients are in [store-bought foods],” she said.


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