Mardi Burden, co-owner of
Cuisine Classique has been an
an avid cook since 1976 when she married husband, Bob.
She is a self-taught cook and has spent many happy
hours in kitchens all over the country. Her first job while
still in high school was teaching cooking to the children
at the Tucson Boys and Girls club. Mardi has cooked
professionally in some of Tucson and Oro Valley's finest
restaurants specializing in French and American cuisine.
Her love and knowledge of cooking is only surpassed by her
passion of “Sharing the Love” ! Chef Mardi has been lead
instructor and executive chef at Cuisine Classique for
over seventeen years.