Notable for becoming the first African American female winner of the Food Network show Chopped, she later returned to the reality show and won Chopped Champions. Her style of cooking is known as soul fusion. She worked as the executive chef at Lincoln Center's Panevino Ristorante in New York City.
She studied Culinary Arts at the New York Restaurant School.
She appeared in a 2009 episode of VH1’s I Want to Work for Diddy 2.
She became engaged to a man named Tod. Tod opened a place called Mr. Tod's Pie Factory and is notable for being the first contestant to receive funding on Shark Tank.
She was previously the personal chef for Sean Combs.