Leadership Inside and Outside the Kitchen: Highlighting 8 Black ICE Alumni
Chef Mashama graduated from ICE with a Culinary Arts diploma in 2001, rounding out her lifelong culinary education from her female relatives with a formal degree. Growing up in New York City, she spent over a decade working as a chef at several restaurants across the city. In 2014, she co-founded The Grey in Savannah, Georgia, where she works as executive chef. In 2019, Bailey received a James Beard Foundation Award for Best Chef Southeast for her work at The Grey. Chef Mashama is also the Vice Chairman of the Edna Lewis Foundation, which serves to protect and preserve Chef Edna’s legacy as a champion of Southern cooking.