Chef Emma Sanchez built her catering and event production company over the last 5 years working with private groups, organizations and families, before becoming the Chef de Cuisine at Eden East in Austin, Texas. She focuses her work on feeding people with love, connecting traditional food techniques from around the world with the bounty of local harvests. Her no-nonsense approach to farm & table dining pairs with her passion for access and education of local food resources for all communities. She studied at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. Her experience includes working at world renowned San Francisco restaurants; One market, A16 and Foreign Cinema, as well as teaching and organizing world class catering experiences with countless organizations.