- Culinary professional with over 25 years in the food and hospitality industry.
- 20 years experience as an executive pastry chef in the San Francisco Bay Area.
- Freelance culinary consultant working with private companies to develop recipes, test products, and create content for websites and social media.
Mimi credits her frugal Chinese mother for jump-starting her career as a pastry chef. Her steadfast refusal to buy an Easy Bake oven forced Mimi to learn how to bake in a real "grown-up" oven at an early age. Mimi has been cooking and baking professionally for over 25 years, much of that time as executive pastry chef at several restaurants, hotels, and corporate catering companies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including Scala's Bistro at the historic Sir Francis Drake Hotel, Palio d'Asti, and Rebecca Jean Catering. Mimi also runs a small baking business Mi2Sweets, and is a freelance culinary consultant for private companies, developing recipes, testing products, and creating content for websites and social media.
Mimi received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Graduate Certificate, Theatre Arts from the University of California; Associate of Occupational Studies in Culinary Arts from California Culinary Academy.
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