Private Chef, Media Personality, Luxe Lifestylist & World Traveller
Bren Herrera is multifaceted artist working in the culinary, fashion and music industries. Being driven in so many directions and having deep rooted passion for the arts, Bren explored the path to prominence in all three genres.
In 2005 she launched B So Chic!, an online boutique retailing designer and vintage apparel for women. Through her fashion endeavors, Bren has produced fashion shows, established a client base, which she styles and consults with and has been featured in print publications for her street style.
Bren was classically trained in vocal and cello and has performed live shows throughout the U.S. and has toured Europe singing gospel, R & B and jazz music. She is currently recording and album while continuing to write for other artists.
As the owner and editor of Flanboyant Eats™, a culinary blog documenting one Afro-Latina’s experience as a private chef and food writer, she cooks up Cuban, Latin, fusion and global cuisine. Bren’s experience in food started at the age of 7, cooking alongside and mocking her mother, which led to a natural interest and skill in cooking fresh foods akin to her rich culture. Having entertained with food all the way through college and during her professional career as a corporate paralegal, Bren realized her food was a strong and repeat hit.
Her passionate cooking and constant sharing of recipes and travel stories led to the creation of the blog, which in turn has landed her TV gigs, including appearing with Emeril Lagasse on his latest project on Planet Green, a regular spot on NBC’s “Daytime” morning show and CNN Español among other notable networks and programs.
Bren has also been privileged to do a private cooking demo with “Chef of the Century” Joel Robuchon to which during which he praised her signature flan dessert! Bren has been featured in The Washington Post, The Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Black Enterprise, LATINA Magazine, Essence Magazine and other national While cooking and writing employ her full-time, Bren continues to sing and write songs (doing studio and live work) and consults clients with styling and fashion needs.
Bren is a private chef, freelance writer for various food, travel and lifestyle print. Bren has a B.A. in Political Science and English Literature from The University of Virginia. Bren lives in Atlanta, GA and Washington, D.C.