Stephanie Cohen grew up in the San Francisco bay area, lucky to be a part of a household where enjoying delicious, home-made food was the norm. She truly values the experiences she gained in the kitchen at a young age and loves being part of an organization that makes it its mission to share this joy broadly with the next generation of young chefs. Working in the mental health field, she understands the importance of nutrition and food security to overall health and wellness. Stephanie speaks Spanish and enjoys traveling, rocking climbing, yoga, biking, hiking, and spending time in nature.