Her culinary journey started as a Culinary Intern at Red Lantern Boston and later on apprenticed at the Pastry Department of Empire Asian Restaurant and Lounge. Being self-taught, she spent countless hours working with different Boston area chefs to perfect her craft. Her willingness to work hard had earned her a nomination as Line Cook of the Year, for Star of the Industry Award by Massachusetts Restaurant Association in 2015. Her dedication, tenacity and excellent production earned her promotion to Pastry Chef at Empire and Red Lantern where she was able to curate exciting desserts with inspirations from her Asian background.
In 2018, she joined Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in Boston, Massachusetts where she was able to expand her skills in breads and Italian desserts. Currently, Chef Gloria is the Executive Pastry Chef at Davio’s in Braintree, Massachusetts.