Regina Pinto

Regina Pinto is a self-taught chef who learned the basics of cooking from her grandmother and mother in Brazil, Regina has traveled through the US and UK, merging the flavors of her childhood with each new destination. She is a chocolatier and pastry chef, and the former owner of the Blushing Berry in Tennessee, where she created truffles and desserts for some of Nashville’s most famous brands, including Arrington Vineyards, Belle Meade, and the Hermitage Hotel. She thinks of cooking as a way to express her love for others and finds the greatest joy in seeing people delight in her dishes, especially her family, as she is the mother of two and grandmother of three. Regina is a member of Rolling Hills Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee, and is active with Justice and Mercy International in the Amazon.