Marcus Mendoza, Chef, was born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley. Immersed in the lifestyle of active addiction for many years, Marcus decided he wanted more for himself. He now has years of recovery and fresh perspective. Working in the treatment and culinary fields since the beginning of his sobriety, Marcus has found his true passion in cooking and helping others through the 12-steps. With an infectious laugh and laid back attitude, Marcus has built a life worth staying sober for.