Food Network Champion
Chef Huda Mu'min is blazing a new trail in the culinary world. She is the Record-Setting Champion of Food Network's "Cutthroat Kitchen" and a favorite on ABC's Emmy nominated show, "The Taste" with Anthony Bourdain. As the host of the award-winning show, "The Kitchen Table Series" Chef Huda is a culinary powerhouse to watch.
She is the Founder, and Executive Chef of Chef Huda's Kitchen (CHK), an innovative and culturally conscious culinary company specializing in Healthy Comfort Food and chef-curated special events. Chef Huda's love for the culinary arts presented itself at the young age of six. A native of Massachusetts, she was raised in an organic and multicultural household, which piqued her interest in diverse food knowledge and influenced her culinary creativity. Her mission is to educate, empower, and inspire people through food.
A proud graduate of the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu, where she finished at the top of her class. She is also an alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. Chef Huda has worked amongst the best in the industry. Her delicious culinary creations have received national rave reviews from A-list Hollywood celebrities, tastemakers, and political icons such as President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama, Anthony Bourdain, Alton Brown, Patti LaBelle, and Nas, to name a few.
As a millennial influencer and culinary visionary, she has worked with top international brands, such as Coca- Cola, Pantene, GE, Delta, and Nissan. Chef Huda was honored to be a featured guest chef at the White House for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama's exclusive events.
She has received several awards including, a Telly Award, Who's Who in Washington, D.C., Tastemaker of The Year Award, PGCSIF Forty Under 40 Award, and a USDA Certificate of Appreciation. A fan favorite at International Food and Wine events including; New York City Wine & Food Festival (NYCWFF), Disney's Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, the Taste of Philadelphia, Essence Festival, The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage, and the CBCF's Annual Legislative Conference
"Taste of ALC".
Outside of the Kitchen, Chef Huda serves as an Ambassador for The American Heart Association and supports the American Diabetes Association. She also supports impactful organizations such as; The
James Beard Foundation, Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF), YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Wanda Durant The Real MVP Foundation, and The Salvation Army. Chef Huda served as a spokesperson for The
CW Network's "Healthy DC" Campaign and the First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move Chef's Move to Schools initiative.
In addition to being a globally recognized chef, she is a true fashionista at heart. Chef Huda has an eye for style and design and has been featured in magazines for her fashion, including Vogue Italia, Essence, Ebony Magazine, Washington Business Journal, and national TV networks such as Food Network, MSNBC, CNN, CBS, ABC, Network, NBC, and FOX. Her style, elegance, and grace garner her the opportunity to serve as a lifestyle expert, food writer, and entertainment contributor for Monarch Magazine, The Washington Post, Washington Informer Newspaper, and The Root.
As an entertainment correspondent, she has interviewed some of Hollywood's elite including; Cicely Tyson, Angela Bassett, Kevin Hart, Ryan Cougler, Steve Harvey, John David Washington, Iman, and The Ambassador of Japan to name a few.
Chef Huda recently launched her new gourmet spice line"Just Savor By Chef Huda". With more than 20 Chef Curated Premium Spice Blends with customer favorites like Jammin' Jerk, Turmeric Gold, Garlic Goodness, Spicy Garlic Madness, Maple Sugar Magic, Applewood Smoked Sea Salt, and Merlot Sea Salt. Just Savor Spices is available online at www.justsavor.com
Chef Huda continues to cook up her next chapter and is currently working on her highly anticipated first cookbook releasing late this year and her new podcast the "World of Hu" launching later this Fall.