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Mya Allen

Chef, Entrepreneur and TV Personality
The Knead

Mya Allen is a Manhattan-based chef, entrepreneur and reality TV star with a passion for all things food.

Born in Boston, Mya received a bachelor’s degree from Colby College before attending The International Culinary Center, graduating top of her class. She worked in restaurant management for years, gaining further culinary experience at various restaurants in New York City before becoming a freelance personal chef. Mya then founded ‘The Knead’ in 2020, a thriving e-commerce cookie business.

Mya made her reality TV debut on Bravo TV’s ‘Summer House,’ sharing her love of food with her housemates and new fans. With her career on the rise, Mya looks forward to continuing to share her love of food and inspire others through her cooking.

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