Debbie, 39 (West Hollywood, Calif.), a former Hollywood caterer, now shares her branding and menu-planning expertise as a restaurant consultant. Her Korean heritage and Southern upbringing make a dynamic combination as she uniquely blends Asian and American cuisines. Debbie attributes her cooking chops to her mother, grandmother and notable chefs that she's worked with.
Food specialty: Korean with a Soulful Edge
Favorite restaurant: Buddakhan
Three foods you can't live without (other than bread or water): Bacon, fried chicken, and kimchee