Chef Pili Rios


Chef Pili Rios has been an educator for over 20 years. She is currently an adjunct culinary arts instructor, both at MCC and Harper College. She decided to become an educator so that she could inspire students to learn.

Chef Pili has received silver and gold medals in ACF culinary competitions. She received an AA in Hospitality Management - Culinary Arts from Elgin Community College, a bachelor's degree in management and leadership, and a master's degree in organizational leadership, both from Judson University.

Her culinary experiences include cooking for Congress in Washington D.C., Austria and France.