Tina is a complex chef and individual, who has worked directly with such great chefs as Nobu Matsuhisa, Masaharu Morimoto, Toshi Tomita and Claude Troisgros. She served as Omikase Chef at Nobu in New York before moving over to Nobu Next Door, where she was Head Kitchen Chef and earned three stars from The New York Times. Tina then helped open Cello with Executive Chef Laurent Tourondel, where they also received three stars from The New York Times. Tina moved on three years later to lead the kitchen at Nicole’s. Most recently, Tina serves as Executive Chef and Senior Director of Research and Development for FreshDirect, an online grocer delivering fine foods throughout New York City.
The Latest from Tina
'Top Chef: Seattle' Premiere
Ep 1: 21 chefs compete for the chance to move on to Seattle.
Soups and Salads and and Omelets, Oh My! - Rate the Plate
Ep 1: Twenty-one cheftestants get whittled down to 15 by Tom Colicchio, Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, and Hugh Acheson.