Chef Lauren Lawless, is a true southern Californian born and raised woman. This self-taught chef owns her mark as being an out-of-the-box, "unique" chef for the modern, ever-changing consumer. Her upbeat, spunky, and positive attitude brings life and a warm spirit to the typical stress filled kitchen setting. She is a true Andrew Zimmern alike, as you'll catch her chowing down such things as eyeballs, intensities, tongue, snails, and yes - even bugs! This blonde bombshell mother manages a full time job, as she finishes her bachelor's degree in business, all while breaking into the food industry. Lauren says all of her trade comes from years of experience, reading books, and watching chefs and cooking shows. She took interest in cooking from an early age, assisting her grandmother in the kitchen. Some of Lauren's signature dishes include Fishermans Stew, Greek Chicken, Lobster Pot Pie, and her go-to Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb, Chicken Picatta, and her famous Creamed Corn. A true global chef. Lauren's personality, beauty, and drive isn't all that sets this chef aside, Lawless was emancipated at the age of 15. Lauren wants to show the world, and she has, that nothing can stop you from achieving your dreams. From having a hard life, to losing both parents, to raising her daughter as a single mother; Lauren's focus and drive is unbeatable. Lauren says "she has turned her - what could be pain and sorrow into love on a plate". Lauren's first TV debut was on Master Chef May 31st 2017. Lauren was the only female chef out of 34,000 candidates to be picked from California.