Vivien Cunha is a 40-year old chef/caterer and mother of two from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A former model who is now trying her hand at acting, Cunha is an avid fan of Japanese food and Emeril Live on the Food Network. She likes mixing various cuisines with the Latin flavors of her Brazilian heritage and her specialty is ETMC with a Brazilian twist. Her favorite restaurants are Spago and Chez Panisse.
Vivien Cunha was among eleven finalists on The Next Food Network Star until she got eliminated on the first week of the competition.
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