Kids Who Chef
Rahanna Bisseret Martinez is a Bay Area chef to watch.
She’s spent time in some of the region’s top Michelin-starred restaurants, including Californios and Mister Jiu’s in San Francisco, and cooked at the esteemed James Beard House in New York. Celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse invited her to cook at his New Orleans restaurants, and during the same trip, she found her way into James Beard Award-winning chef Nina Compton’s Compère Lapin. In London, she learned the ways of modern West African flavors at fine-dining spot Ikoyi. She’s already competed on two episodes of the Food Network show “Guy’s Grocery Games” and won one.