Culinary Demo with Chef Christine Ha
Be inspired and awed by the culinary mastery of award-winning chef, author, TV personality and advocate, Chef Christine Ha. Christine Ha is the blind cook who won “MasterChef" season 3 with Gordon Ramsay. Her first cookbook, Recipes from My Home Kitchen, was a New York Times best-seller. She has spoken about disability advocacy at the United Nations, served as a culinary arts envoy overseas for the American Embassy, and was a cohost on the Canadian cooking show “Four Senses” and a judge on “MasterChef” Vietnam. Ha received the 2014 Helen Keller Personal Achievement Award from the American Foundation for the Blind, a recognition formerly bestowed upon Ray Charles, Patty Duke, and Stevie Wonder among others. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the global non-profit Helen Keller Int’l. Ha’s first restaurant in Houston, The Blind Goat, was named a semi-finalist for 2020 Best New Restaurant in America by the James Beard Foundation. She was also named a James Beard finalist for Best Chef, Texas, in 2022 and a semi-finalist for Outstanding Chef in 2023 for her former restaurant, Xin Chào. Ha’s third concept, Stuffed Belly, opened in June 2023.