Nini Nguyen

Chef
Nini Nguyen

New York

About Nini Nguyen

Nini Nguyen is the Culinary Director of Cook Space in Brooklyn, NY where she uses her experience to teach home cooks how to cook like the professionals. Hailing from New Orleans, LA, Nini is the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants, and she embraces both culinary influences in her cooking style. Nini pursued a traditional college career, and earned a degree in business marketing from Louisiana State University, but realized her true passion was in cooking. She started working in her home town, New Orleans, at Sucre and Coquette, specializing in pastries. In 2012, Nini decided to move from the Big Easy to the Big Apple where she honed her skills at Eleven Madison park and nationwide at Dinner Lab. She also has a ceramic company, The Baker's Clay. She is currently competing on Bravo! Top Chef season 16.