Yia Vang Biography
Yia Vang is an American chef, tv personality, and restaurant owner. He is the owner of two restaurants Union Hmong Kitchen and Vinai both located in the Twin Cities. He has appeared on National Geographic and CNN’s United Shades of America. In addition, he is the host of TPT’s Relish series. Vang is set to appear in Netflix’s Iron Chef Reboot which premieres on June 15th.
Yia Vang Age
Yia is 37 years old as of 2022. The chef has not yet disclosed any information about his actual date of birth.
Yia Vang Height
Vang stands at an average height and is of average body size. The color of his eyes is brown. Further information about his body measurements is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Yia Vang Family
Vang was born in a Thai refugee camp. His family lived there until they settled in central Wisconsin. He has six siblings whose names he has not mentioned. He has also not disclosed more information about his parents. Further details will be updated.
Yia Vang Married
On to his personal life, Vang has not disclosed any information about his marital status. The 37-year-old has managed to keep most of his personal life private. His social media also does not reflect his personal life. However, this information will be updated as soon as he discloses it.
Yia Vang Restaurant
Vang is the owner of two restaurants; Union Hmong Kitchen and Vinai both located in the Twin Cities. He opened his second restaurant in Vinai. In an interview, he disclosed that the restaurant was a love letter to his mother and father. He also added that the restaurant embodies three themes; compassion, grace, and unconditional love.
Chef Yia started off his career as a dishwasher. He went on to work in various restaurants before he opened his first restaurant Union Hmong Kitchen. Yia’s vision is to tell stories through his dishes since he believes every dish has a narrative. He has appeared on National Geographic, CNN’s United Shades of America, and is the host of TPT’s Relish series.
Yia Vang Awards
Yia was named MSP Magazine’s “Chef of the Year 2019″. He was also voted as “Best Chef 2020” in City Pages “Best-of” issue. In addition, Yia was the cover story of “Bon Appetit” magazine’s May 2020 issue.
Yia Vang Net Worth
Vang has an estimated net worth in the range of $1 million – $5 million.