Mia WasilevichChef

Mia Wasilevich is a chef, food photographer, educator and professional forager based in Los Angeles, CA. She creates pop ups and bespoke events featuring local forages, as well as teaches wild food ID and culinary workshops. Her nature-based cuisine is influenced by the more than 20 countries she’s traveled to before the age of 15. An avid researcher, she aims to uncover forgotten foods and re-create them for the modern palate. Both she and her partner, Pascal Baudar have been featured consultants on MasterChef and Top Chef and were featured in Los Angeles Magazine’s ” 2015 Best of LA: Favorite Things” list as well as numerous TV shows and publications including Time Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and Tastemade, among othersShe considers herself “a little bit country and a little bit escargot.”