Chinese-American sous chef most famous for being crowned the winner of the twelfth season of Top Chef, which she accomplished shortly after winning her episode of Esquire TV's Knife Fight. She has worked at prominent restaurants like Wolfgang Puck's Spago Vegas and Michael Voltaggio's ink.
She grew up in Dearborn, Michigan and got her start working at her family's restaurant.
She was named as one of Zagat's 30 Under 30 for 2015.
Her father ran a restaurant near Detroit, Michigan.
She received praise from judge Tom Colicchio on Top Chef.