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Alisha Elenz
New Maker!
Chicago, IL


Alisha Elenz is the executive chef of MFK restaurant in Chicago. Alisha joined MFK as a part-time prep cook in 2015 and has risen quickly to the top of the team due to her passion, dedication, and stellar work ethic. She originally hails from the Chicago area and has been working in the restaurant business since 2011. She has been nominated for the 2019 James Beard Foundation's Rising Star Chef award. Elenz also won Rising Star Chef at this year’s Jean Banchet Awards.