Michael Mina

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Michael Mina, born Ashraf Mina in Cairo, Egypt, is one of America’s most celebrated chefs and restaurateurs. He is the founder of the MINA Group, which owns and operates more than thirty restaurants around the world. He has been honored with accolades including a Michelin star, the James Beard Foundation’s Who’s Who of Food & Beverage, GAYOT’s Restaurateur of the Year, Bon Appétit’s Chef of the Year, and more. Mina and his restaurants have been featured on the Food Network and the Today Show and in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, TIME, Travel + Leisure, and beyond. He has been a featured guest chef at the James Beard House, served as a judge on Hell’s Kitchen and MasterChef, and has cooked for three U.S. presidents: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.

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