Rachel Musquiz

Chef
Curcuma

Rachel Musquiz is the chef and founder of Curcuma, a plant-based food trailer in East Austin that serves superfood drinks and Ayurvedic inspired cuisine. Curcuma has been recognized among Austin Chronicle's 100 Restaurants Defining Austin Now and Bon Appetit's Best Healthy Restaurants in Austin. Prior to becoming a self-taught chef and solopreneur, Rachel had a 10 year career in media working with Conde Nast, L'Oreal, and NBCUniversal and received her MA in Media Studies at The New School University in New York City. Her journey with the ancient healing traditions of Ayurveda began on a yoga mat, and inspired her to incorporate the concept of food as medicine into her kitchen, both personally and professionally.

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