Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference 2018

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Mary Sue Milliken

Border Grill
Los Angeles and Las Vegas
Mary Sue Milliken
Co-Chef/Owner, Border Grill Restaurants & Truck
Chef, Restaurateur, Cookbook Author, & TV Personality
"Top Chef Master" & "Too Hot Tamale"
Mary Sue is the James Beard Award winning co-chef/owner of Border Grill restaurants in Downtown LA, and Las Vegas, and the Border Grill Truck. A pioneer of world cuisine since the creation of City Café and CITY Restaurant in Los Angeles in the 1980s, Mary Sue is most notably recognized as a preeminent ambassador of modern Mexican cuisine. She successfully competed on Bravo's "Top Chef Masters," co-starred in Food Network’s "Too Hot Tamales," and co-authored five cookbooks with business partner Susan Feniger.
Mary Sue serves on the board of Share Our Strength, the Board of Trustees for the James Beard Foundation, and is a member of the U. S. State Department’s American Chef Corps. She is passionate about food policy, working alongside the LA Food Policy Council, Pew Charitable Trusts, Oxfam, Monterey Bay Aquarium and others to help shape sustainable food systems.