Chef, Scientist, Artist - Founder of Roots Radicals
Mónica was born in Lima, Perú in1982. She is a Chef, Scientist and Artist. After receiving honors as a Ph.D. in molecular biology and biochemistry, Mónica pursued a Master's degree at the Basque Culinary Center.
Mónica approaches the development of her own singular cuisine through science, and is always inspired by seasonal, organic and vegetarian produce. Currently based in Berlin, she is an advocate of the circular economy and food waste prevention through ancestral and hand-crafted preservation techniques.