In 1961 Cecilia Chiang opened the Mandarin, which became a San Francisco institution and introduced traditional Chinese cooking to America. In 1974 she wrote the cookbook The Mandarin Way, and her career blossomed to include television appearances, cooking demonstrations, and contributions to international magazines and newspapers. She consults for popular Bay Area restaurants, including Betelnut and Shanghai 1930. Chiang lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information about her extraordinary life, read her brief biography.
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