MEET CHEF MIMI
Chef Mimi® is a Culinary Artist, Community strategist, Mother and 2021 Forbes Top1000 Entrepreneur and business. Her work-life balance game is strong and developing it was imperative to her growth as a woman and professional. After graduating from San Francisco Culinary Arts Academy in 1995, she felt alone and wanted to see more chefs who looked like her be represented in the culinary industry media space. In an effort to forge her own seat at the culinary table she created, Black Food & Wine Experience® the largest food and wine festival to showcase the talent of Black Chefs, Winemakers, Mixologist and more. In addition to the event 2021 she launched Bringing it to the Table (BITTT), a competitive reality webisode that gives a platform to Black Chefs, to showcase their talent and culture. Chef Mimi's mission is to create space for Chefs to express their culinary skills without being told or limited to the narrative that Black Chefs only can cook Soul Food or BBQ. Best believe, Black chefs do that too, and they do it well, but their skills, palates and aspirations are as diverse as their backgrounds. Chef Mimi believes that regardless of your class or ethnicity that, "We are all connected through food.”
Bringing It To The Table is an African-American reality cooking competition. The show unveils drama with fiery and clashing personalities in a battle for culinary domination. It’s an opportunity for chefs to share their lives while living out their culinary dreams.
Full Service Catering & Events
Chef Mimi Inc. Provides the ultimate catering and cultural experience through events and food. Each event bring clients closer to Mimi's food philosophy as well as her passion, Food is universal experience. Chef Mimi has catered and provided full service catering and event for many companies Such as Facebook, Slack, Twilio, Lyft the coalition of Black Excellence Summit and many more!