Laura Martinez studied psychology at university but hated the food that the cafeteria served for meals. She decided that she could do better and set out on her path to become a successful chef.
Though she had to fight to enter culinary school and found that not everyone was supportive, she eventually found success in a restaurant of a well known chef in Chicago. After many years, that restaurant closed and Laura was unable to find another position.
But she didn’t just quit when these obstacles got in her way. She opened up her own restaurant, La Diosa. With rave reviews from customers and food critiques alike, Laura is encouraging people to remember the taste of her food instead of her blindness.
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Chef wants diners to remember her cooking, not her blindness.