Executive Chef, Cork + Fork, Heirloom Craft Kitchen, Tu Madres Cantina & Grill
Andie Hubka is the award-winning executive chef and owner of three acclaimed Coachella Valley restaurants: Cork & Fork, Heirloom Craft Kitchen, and Tu Madres Cantina & Grill in Indio. Andie was named “Chef of the Year” by Palm Springs Life magazine in 2010 and has received much acclaim for the farm-to-table fare at Cork & Fork, which is consistently ranked among the top restaurants in the Coachella Valley.
Hubka was recently named one of the valley’s 10 most influential women by Coachella Valley Weekly and included in Palm Springs Life magazine’s “40 Under 40” issue as a young community leader and visionary helping shape the future of the Coachella Valley.
In 2019, she was honorably asked to cook at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City, representing the best chefs in the Coachella Valley. That year, she was also awarded “Woman of the Year” by The Girlfriend Factor for her charitable contributions and community outreach with groups like The Girlfriend Factor, FIND Food Bank, and The Pendleton Foundation.
Hubka has a true passion for food and wine. Her specialty is creating unique, spectacular wine and food pairings and multicourse wine dinners. She has authored three acclaimed cookbooks and is currently writing a fourth. A teacher at heart, Hubka staffs her local kitchens with students from the La Quinta High School culinary program in partnership with the school, creating the desert’s first paid culinary internship program that has successfully graduated many students into the local culinary workforce and beyond.
When she’s not cooking, Hubka enjoys spending time with her daughters, Lily and Riley, and works with her husband, Mike, to run their family businesses. She is also an avid public speaker and culinary/wine educator.