Christine Balmain


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–       Yankee Candle Company, Sales Associate, 2011-Present

–       Johnson & Wales University- 2010, not graduated

–       American Medial Response, EMT 1992 – 2010

–       O’Nosso Portuguese Restaurant, Line Cook, Head Waitress, 1992-2000


–       What Christine lacks in experience, she definitely makes up for in sass.

–       Her father was an amazing cook who had many local followers, he is her inspiration.

–       This tiny, Portuguese single mother is currently saving money to return to Johnson and Wales after she was forced to take a leave for gallbladder surgery.

–       As a single mother to a 17-year-old daughter, Christine has overcome her share of obstacles to get to where she is today.

–       She has had an amazing amount of odd jobs, including a stint at a plastic bag factory.

–       She worked as a paramedic for 8 years and has seen the worst you can imagine, but that has toughened her up to be able to handle anything in Hell’s Kitchen.

–       Don’t underestimate Christine,  she is determined to show everyone that she can become something great and that life doesn’t stop even if there are a few bumps in the road to “making it.”