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Hannah and Marian Cheng

Biography

Marian Cheng, Co-Founder Mimi Cheng’s
Marian took a fashionable route to Mimi Cheng’s. After graduating with an honors business degree from the University of Maryland, she held positions at Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Escada. Soon realizing that her true passion lied in food and hospitality, she transitioned into roles at chef Alex Stupak’s Empellon group and fast-casual salad empire Sweetgreen. In 2014, Hannah and her sister Marian opened the first Mimi Cheng’s in New York’s East Village, serving the authentic, delicious Taiwanese dumplings they grew up with. Two years later, Mimi Cheng’s expanded... READ MORE

Marian Cheng, Co-Founder Mimi Cheng’s
Marian took a fashionable route to Mimi Cheng’s. After graduating with an honors business degree from the University of Maryland, she held positions at Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry and Escada. Soon realizing that her true passion lied in food and hospitality, she transitioned into roles at chef Alex Stupak’s Empellon group and fast-casual salad empire Sweetgreen. In 2014, Hannah and her sister Marian opened the first Mimi Cheng’s in New York’s East Village, serving the authentic, delicious Taiwanese dumplings they grew up with. Two years later, Mimi Cheng’s expanded to their second location in Nolita with a continued commitment to using sustainable and locally sourced ingredients and their mother’s recipes. In 2015, both Hannah and Marian were included in Zagat’s 30 Under 30. They’ve also been featured in notable media outlets including Bon Appetit, Vogue, New York Magazine, and Forbes.

Hannah Cheng, Co-Founder Mimi Cheng’s
Hannah found her way to dumplings by way of Wall Street. With a degree from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Hannah worked on the trading floor at J.P. Morgan in Interest Rates Sales for almost eight years. In 2014, Hannah and her sister Marian opened the first Mimi Cheng’s in New York’s East Village, serving the authentic, delicious Taiwanese dumplings they grew up with. Two years later, Mimi Cheng’s expanded to their second location in Nolita with a continued commitment to using sustainable and locally sourced ingredients and their mother’s recipes. In 2015, both Hannah and Marian were included in Zagat’s 30 Under 30. They’ve also been featured in notable media outlets including Bon Appetit, Vogue, New York Magazine, and Forbes.

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