Chef Sofia Forde

Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts

Instructor Sofia Forde
Location: Online Programs
Favorite Dish: Ceviche

"I believe food is the world's common denominator!"

Chef Sofia Forde


Chef Sofia has held roles as an Executive Chef, Catering Manager, and Lead Line Cook in restaurants across Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana, as well as for Hotel Mirador in Mexico.

Passionate about global cuisines, Sofia has traveled through Europe, Mexico, and Asia, and lived in several big cities.

Honors, Awards & Affiliations

  • ServSafe® Manager

Professional EXPERIENCE

  • Chef Instructor - MGCCC, Gulfport, MS
  • Executive Chef - Mosaic, Ocean Springs, MS
  • Catering Manager - Hotel Mirador, Chihuahua, Mexico
  • Lead Line Cook - Central Market, San Antonio, TX
  • Line Cook - Il Sogno, San Antonio, TX
  • Line Cook - LUKE, New Orleans, LA

Dish Examples

Veggie Farm Salad with Goat Cheese

With produce from my Farmer Lee’s fresh veggies.

Veggie Farm Salad with Goat Cheese

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin in an Apple Mole Sauce

Bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin in an apple mole sauce over a bed of white rice.

Bacon wrapped pork tenderloin in a apple mole sauce over a bed of whit rice

Beet Salad

Beet salad with the fall Farmer Lee’s box.

Beet salad

Croque Madame

croque madame sandwich


  • Bachelor of Arts, Mississippi State University
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu, Austin, TX

Special Interests

I love going to the movies and concerts.

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