Meet Our Chef Instructors

Mario Bacherini

Baking and Pastry Arts

Chef Instructor 

Bio coming soon...

Eve Bergazyn

Culinary and Baking & Pastry Arts

Chef Instructor

Chef Eve attained her diploma from the French Culinary Institute in New York City


Eve has grown her career by working for some of the most highly recognized kitchens in NYC, including the kitchen of James Beard, Award-winning Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis, Tom Colicchio of Craft, and the Zagat rated restaurant, Vesta. Just before journeying out to LA, Eve spent some time in Alaska working at a NatGeo lodge as an instructor and Chef. She is now happily planted in sunny SoCal where she enjoys sharing her knowledge and craft with students.  

Dustin Chen


Culinary Arts

Chef Instructor

A master of various styles of cuisine, Chef Dustin is an accomplished Graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and chef liaison for Genghis Cohen. 

Chef Dustin Chen is a Le Cordon Bleu graduate and has worked in many different kitchens styles such as R&D for large restaurant groups, Airline catering, and small boutique shops.

Chef Chen also currently works as a chef liaison for Genghis Cohen.


“Be respectful to the ingredients and be precise on the execution. Let your imagination fly. This is what I practice in the culinary world and what I would pass onto my students.” 

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