Evelyn at work in the World Financial Center several months before her promotion to sous chef. New York, NY.

“When I came home, I got a grant and went to a culinary program. Here I’m in charge of the salad station. I prep all the vegetables for lunch after prepping everything for breakfast. My dream job is to work for a nice restaurant. ‘Evelyn, Sous Chef.’ Or to have my own food truck — Spanish food. I cook like my grandma. That’s the best instructor you can have. Everything she cooked was natural.”

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