Cristina is a writer and a cook. She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from The New School University and culinary degrees from Le Cordon Bleu, in Paris, and The Institute of Culinary Education, in New York. She works as a personal chef where she has the opportunity to share her enthusiasm for seasonal, well-sourced foods with her clients. Cristina also writes for print and online publications, as well as for her own website, TheRoamingKitchen.net, home to original recipes and culinary yarns. In her spare time, she makes custom ice creams using only the best ingredients and local dairy. She joined the board in 2013.