Michelle Bernstein is an acclaimed chef, author and restaurateur. She has earned the coveted James Beard Award as well as bragging rights for beating Bobby Flay on Food Network’s “Iron Chef America.” She is a regular guest on Bravo’s “Top Chef” and ABC’s “Good Morning America". The Miami native of Jewish and Latin descent is inspired by her culinary memories and travels. With her husband and partner, David Martinez, the chef owns/operates MBC Michelle Bernstein Catering Company, Sweet Liberty, along with their newest endeavor, Café La Trova, a Cuban-inspired bar and café in Little Havana. Bernstein also hosts two Emmy award-winning TV series, “Check, Please! South Florida” and “SoFlo Taste.” Her cookbook, “Cuisine a Latina” invites the world to try her vividly seasoned recipes at home.
Michelle is pleased to join us at the New Directions Luncheon as we raise awareness and funds for research into the prevention of pediatric allergies and asthma. This is a cause close to her heart as she has asthma and her son suffers with reflux, both conditions are a part of the allergic march, a progressive condition in which National Jewish Health physician-scientists are experts.