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Herstory Luncheon: Influential Womxn at the Table

Cristeta Comerford

Cristeta Pasia Comerford (born October 27, 1962) is a Filipino-American chef who has been the White House executive chef since 2005. She is the first woman and first person of Asian origin to hold the post.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Menu item: Pancit Noodles

Pancit noodles are a common meal in the Philippines. Cristeta has remixed several versions of this dish many times in the White House across five presidents. That's a lot of noodles!