Chef Lauren Lawless, is a true southern Californian born and raised woman. Personal Chef, caterer, TV personality, author, and mother Lauren Lawless is an inspirational, innovative and determined new face in the industry. She got her break as a contestant on Master Chef Season 8 and has continued to impress everyone with her out-of-the-box cooking style. She recently appeared on a new show on the Travel Channel Best n Food. You’ll catch her cooking alongside with the best of them. Chef Lawless has been a celebrity guest judge and participant at many festivals including the most recent 3rd Annual San Diego Mac N Cheese Festival, The Pacific Wine and Food Classic, The Ramen Festival and many more. There is a reason why they turn to her for her expertise. She has a beautiful palette for taste, unique style of cooking and a joy for great food like none other. Be sure to keep an eye out for her cookbook soon to be released early next year. This self-taught chef made her mark by being an unique and ever-changing chef for the modern consumer. Her upbeat, spunky, and positive attitude brings life and a warm spirit to the typical stress filled kitchen setting. She is definitely one-of-a-kind and is always keeping it exciting in the kitchen just as a true Andrew Zimmern alike, you’ll catch her chowing down on such things as eyeballs, intensities, tongue, snails, and yes-even bugs! Lauren says "her goal in life is to inspire others through her food one plate at a time".