Chef, Owner

Sonya Coté


About Sonya Coté

Sonya Coté is the owner and executive chef of Eden East Farm & Restaurant and Hillside Farmacy in Austin, Texas. Coté has received numerous accolades, including recognition as one of Marie Claire’s “Women on Top.” In 2013, she competed on Food Network’s “Chopped” before opening the farm-to-table restaurant, Eden East, one of Austin Monthly’s “Best New Restaurants.” Soon after, Coté was named one of Tribeza’s “People of the Year.” She views her professional career as creating “edible pieces of art.” Coté recognizes the importance of using locally-grown ingredients for both nutritional and environmental purposes.