Generously Sponsored By: Keegan’s Caramels + Miranda Lux Foundation
Age, at time of Internship: 17
CIT Intern: Spring 2021
Restaurant Host: Mägo
Story: Maya is an impressive young woman from Oakland who has overcome a turbulent childhood marked by an abusive father. She now lives in a nurturing household with her single mother and grandmother, who have always encouraged Maya to pursue her passion for cooking. Maya is excited to learn as much as she can while interning at Mägo and explore a career as a chef. We are so excited to watch Maya’s skills and career path continue to blossom!