Rongling is an alumni of Teen Culinary Apprenticeship and FOODMatch Scholarship winner in 2020. She began working as a Chef Assistant following the end of the TCA program. Rongling has assisted with many online classes for youth, teens, and families. She is currently a student at CUNY Brooklyn College and majoring in Business Management with a minor in Health and Nutrition Science. Rongling’s passion for cooking started with her love for eating and exploring different flavors. She enjoys learning about different cuisines through recipes such as Veggie Tostadas with Black Bean Spread and Cabbage Slaw. While cooking she realized that food and cultures go hand in hand. She believes food is a way to share and spread love among her family, friends, and others.