my life in one IG post:
modeling career at 15.
hustled in restaurants at 15.
college at 17.
paid for culinary school post college at 22.
on top chef at 23.
cooking on the line at 24.
tv host at 25.
signed w/ IMG WME at 26 +tore up NY+LA.
today show. dr oz. E! News regular at 27.
regular judge on iron chef america at 29.
folded my modeling career at 30.
magazine editor at 31.
still run my business in LA + NY.
paid off my culinary school + college loans in full.
penned 6 real deal books w/ only top publishers.
developed + shot all my own recipes.
new book will be published in 9 countries.
launched the podcast all on my own. .
never paid for a follower or like. ever.
never sold out.
no investors. no rich parents. no husband.
just a #selfmade
girl ♥️ with a big heart.
. 👉🏼Remember: At 21: mom said I couldn’t make a career out of food. Thanks mom.
what’s next? For so many of us independent artists + entrepreneurs- we can feel stuck, discouraged & like giving up:
I’m there with you in the middle. Trust we are in this, together. 🙏🏼I pray about it all the time.
I’m going to go put my headphones now & go for a long run + see what comes up. My perfectly imperfect life is so fuct up, you’d never know — until you listen to my podcast.
You think you’re alone? Go start at episode 1. & where to next?
Only God knows xx ck
What do you want to hear on the pod next?
Write in comments & thank you for being real, this has been a tough time of transition for me & im in search of more answers🙏🏼 xx 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 #humbled