And Anastasia is qualified: The Sirocco crew member, who is Georgian, was raised by a pastry chef and patterned her own culinary journey in her powerhouse, 4-foot-11 mom's footsteps.
But you don't rise the ranks without picking up detractors. And Anastasia has something to say to them.
She took to Instagram to share a photo of herself suited up in black uniform in the galley, surrounded by an array of dishes in progress, and plates ready to be topped. "You can say I’m not a chef," she captioned the snap. "But you can’t say I don’t look good in black."
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