Let’s Talk Food: How these female chefs made their mark in the restaurant industry

We talk to chefs Miko Calo and Quenee Villar about how they found their own voice in the kitchen

Making one’s name in the restaurant industry is no easy feat, and these two female chefs can attest to that.

To celebrate Women’s Month, Chef Miko Calo, executive chef of modern French restaurant Metronome, and Quenee Villar of Sambar, Your Local, and Hey Handsome tell us about their challenging but fulfilling journeys as female chefs – their failures, inspirations, turning points, and lessons, all while finding their own voice in the kitchen. –