María Lara Bregatta

María Lara Bregatta

Title: Contributing Writer

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Education: B.A. in Religion and Sociology, University of Vermont

Expertise: Cooking, catering, recipe development
- Chef-owner of Café Mamajuana, a James Beard semifinalist for Best New Restaurant


María Lara Bregatta is the chef and owner of Café Mamajuana, a Dominican and Italian-inspired cafe, pop-up shop and catering kitchen located in the Old North End of Burlington, Vermont.

Maria is a first-generation American, third-generation food entrepreneur, darn good mother, homesteader, gardener and a James Beard semifinalist with big dreams of a northern tropical farm and "mixed kid" cookbook.

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