Before moving to Bainbridge Island in 2016, Marcela spent the last 18 years accompanying her diplomatic husband around the world. They have lived in China, Zambia, North Korea, Nepal and Tanzania. Growing up in South Texas to immigrant parents, Marcela’s culinary roots are with traditional Mexican cuisine. She is Cordon Bleu trained, worked in restaurants in DC and Beijing, sold gelato in Lusaka, ran a tapas bar in Pyongyang, trained restaurant staff in Kathmandu and taught cooking to elementary students at the International School of Tanganyika. Marcela’s life experiences are reflected in her cooking.
Contact: Kell Killian at Kitchen-2.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org