Pyet DeSpain

Pyet's Plate - Los Angeles, CA

Pyetwetmokwe (Pyet) DeSpain proudly represents the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Tribe as an esteemed member. Renowned as a globally acclaimed private chef, DeSpain stands as the inaugural champion of Gordon Ramsay’s groundbreaking TV series, Next Level Chef, which aired on FOX.

In recognition of her culinary prowess, Entrepreneur Magazine honored DeSpain in 2021 as one of the Top 25 best private chefs in Los Angeles. Her culinary journey revolves around the concept of Indigenous Fusion Cuisine, where she skillfully intertwines the culinary traditions of her Native American and Mexican heritage.

Driven by a profound passion to preserve and celebrate indigenous culture, DeSpain endeavors to share her heritage through the art of storytelling, immersive travel experiences, and the creation of exceptional dishes. Through her culinary craft, Pyet DeSpain continues to uplift and honor indigenous traditions, leaving an indelible mark on the culinary landscape.


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