Chef who is best known for having won the reality competition TV series Hell's Kitchen's 7th season in 2011. She won an undisclosed amount of money, and continued her job as a banquet chef following the competition.
Her love of cooking began at age 4 when she was gifted a toy kitchen set. She graduated from culinary school in 15 months at age 19.
She has worked as the signature chef for the B Ocean restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has also served as a sous chef and executive chef since her win on Hell's Kitchen.
She was born and raised in San Bernardino, California.
Following her win on Hell's Kitchen's season 7, she was supposed to work for Gordon Ramsay in London, but had her offer rescinded for unknown reasons.