Upon graduating from the California School of Culinary Arts in 2002, Chef Mary Moran began her professional career at Michael's restaurant in Santa Monica. Simultaneously, she launched her own company, Hail Mary’s Inc., founded upon the belief that good food nurtures the soul and began catering weddings, parties and large corporate events. In the fall of 2008, Mary began teaching interactive and hands-on cooking classes at the Hollywood School House and has taught her “Vegetables or Not Here I Come” assembly in schools and Universities in the Midwest. The fun and exciting classes include cooking, food science experiments and nutrition education. Most recently, Mary has launched another division in her company. She’s not only a chef but she’s now a certified nutritionist. She helps her clients discover their healthy way of eating. Mary has recently been published in the Los Angeles Magazine, The New Jersey Star Ledger and has a blog on The Washington Times Communities section This will be Mary's first year at the Art Academy!