The memory was enough to lure her obtaining her culinary degree at the Art Institute in 2014 and, from there, to Poogan’s Porch and Mex-1. She joined the current restaurant back when it was called Union Provisions.
Best Advice a Mentor Gave You: It was my dad. When I first called and told him I was going to cook, he said, “Just remember, nobody in this industry is indispensable” It’s harsh but realistic. It keeps you humble to know that you can be replaced at any time.