CECILIA CHIANG

Cecilia Chiang left China to visit her sister in San Francisco in 1959 and there she discovered that America didn’t yet know authentic Chinese food.

She made it her mission to introduce authentic Chinese cuisine to Americans so in 1960 she opened The Mandarin restaurant.

VIDEO CREDITS: Great Big Story

CECILIA CHIANG

Cecilia Chiang left China to visit her sister in San Francisco in 1959 and there she discovered that America didn’t yet know authentic Chinese food.

She made it her mission to introduce authentic Chinese cuisine to Americans so in 1960 she opened The Mandarin restaurant.

VIDEO CREDITS: Great Big Story