About Chantal Martin
Born and raised in the restaurant business, Chantal Martin is the fourth-generation professional chef in her family. Trained on the line, Chef Martin received formal instruction at L’Ecole de Cuisine Française Sabine de Mirbeck in England and then worked in hotels and restaurants across Europe and the United States. Chef Martin eventually became Chef-Owner of La Brasserie and Trio Bistro in Oakland. In addition, for several years she also worked as a Private Chef, traveling internationally and executing meals for prominent political and entertainment figures. After a few years of glorious globetrotting, Chef Martin accepted the position of Chef Instructor at Laney College. Along with teaching and serving as Laney College's Culinary Department Co-Chair, Chef Martin is also a member of several culinary groups, including Les Dames d'Escoffier.