Susie Jimenez

Susie Jimenez, 31 (Aspen, Colo.), began her relationship with food picking fruit with her parents, who came to California from Mexico. To pursue her food passion, Susie attended the California Culinary Academy and later worked as manager, line cook, sous chef and executive chef at several restaurants. She’s now the owner of Susie’s Custom Catering and Farmer's Daughter and participates in events where she teaches students how to cook with a variety of techniques and flavors.