Itta Werdiger Roth is a professional chef. She's also an Australian expatriate, a mother of four, a community builder and a Hasidic Jew. In 2011, she launched The Hester, an underground restaurant and music cafe. In 2013, she opened Mason & Mug, "the world's coolest kosher restaurant" (New York Daily News). She has been filmed for CBS and featured in Tablet Magazine and The Forward.