Maya is a current student working to attain a B.S. in Nutrition & Dietetics. Her dream is to become a Registered Dietitian (RD) and share her love of food. Maya’s duties here at EDTC/DABQ are documenting Intensive Outpatient Program group sessions, assist with providers as needed, and lead cooking classes for the Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP). She also is the eyes behind the Instagram and Facebook accounts for both EDTC and DABQ.
Maya holds an Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts, and has had 5+ years experience in the food industry as a cook, pastry chef, hospital environments, large caterings, weddings, and even as a community cooking class manager. You may find her as a guest chef at a pop-up dinner near you. She’s been featured in The Alibi, Edible, UNM Newsroom, Local Flavor, Bunny Magazine, CNM Chronicle, and Albuquerque the Magazine.
Combining health & wellness while supporting the local community is one of her greatest passions. She is excited to be a part of the EDTC/DABQ team and hopes that her experience with food inspires you on your journey to recovery