Emerging from the corn fields of Wisconsin, Emily Gardt came out to LA with a pep in her step and a immense sense of adventure. Raised by a single mother who immigrated here from Poland, she grew up with the phrase per aspera ad astra, which means “through hardships to the stars,” ringing in her head.

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Rooted heavily in her Polish heritage, Emily loves cooking pierogi and invites everyone reading this to come on over for a home-cooked meal!