Zahra Tangorra is a Brooklyn-based chef and restaurant consultant. Zahra is previously the chef and owner of Brucie, a beloved Italian restaurant in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood. She opened Brucie in 2010 at age 25 on her own, with no partners or experience working in a restaurant. In the seven years that Brucie was open, she and her staff ran a daily changing menu, threw over-the-top fundraisers and events, and garnered the attention and praise of media outlets like The New York Times, The Daily News, TIME Magazine, Glamour, VICE, MTV, The Martha Stewart Show and many more.