Nyesha Arrington

Nyesha Arrington

Chef, Television Personality, and Restaurateur

Nyesha Arrington is the co-star of FOX’s hit culinary competition show Next Level Chef. She is also the host and producer of the digital series Plateworthy on Eater. 

Nyesha started her culinary career at Michelin starred restaurants Mélisse in Santa Monica and L’Atelier and The Mansion in Las Vegas. She went on to open restaurants Leona and Native in Los Angeles, where she was celebrated for using farm fresh, locally and responsibly sourced ingredients. She has been named to Zagat’s Best Chef 30 Under 30 List as well as Eater’s LA Chef of the Year.

Nyesha hit the national stage as a fan favorite on Bravo’s Top Chef season 9 and has been a household name ever since. Her credits include FOX’s MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen, Food Network’s Tournament of Champions, Guy’s Grocery Games and Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and ITV’s Next Level Chef U.K.

Nyesha draws inspiration from cooking through the seasons, traveling the globe and contemporary art. When she’s not in a kitchen, she can be found connecting with others over functional fitness and wellness practices. She lives in Los Angeles with her French bulldog, Bleu-Ginger and tuxedo cat, Mr. Robert Marley.

Culinary Demo with Chef Nyesha Arrington
Monday, May 20 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM