Christine Truong was born and raised in South Vietnam and learned and practiced Vietnamese cooking growing up. She immigrated to the United States in 1978. Christine was educated in Amherst and Boston, Massachusetts and holds degrees in Mathematics, Education and Business Administration. Christine has worked in many countries and traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe, North and Central America, Australia and New Zealand. She has resided in Southern California since 1994 and she currently lives with her husband, Paul, and their daughter, Sarah, in Los Angeles.