Christine Ha is a blind chef who shocked the nation when she tried out for the reality show cooking competition, Masterchef. She is a Vietnamese-American chef from Houston, Texas and is best known for being the blind winner of “MasterChef” with Gordon Ramsay in 2012.
Following her televised win, Christine authored the New York Times best-selling cookbook, Recipes from My Home Kitchen; co-hosted the cooking show, “Four Senses” on AMI Canada; and was a judge on “MasterChef” Vietnam season 3.
Christine is the Co-Executive Chef of downtown restaurant The Blind Goat, in Houston’s Bravery Chef Hall in 2019 and Xin Chao a modern Vietnamese restaurant. The Blind Goat received three stars from the Houston Chronicle and was named a semi-finalist for Best New Restaurant in America by the James Beard Foundation in 2020.
Christine has an MFA in Creative Writing and a BAA in Finance. An autoimmune condition caused her permanent vision loss.
Visit Christine at: https://www.instagram.com/theblindcook/?hl=en