Ali Said Mandhry, also known as Chef Ali L’artiste, is one of the youngest celebrity chefs in Kenya, and a media personality.
After high school, Mandhry worked as an intern at the Sarova White Sands Beach Resort and Spa. He later enrolled in a food production apprenticeship course at Kenya Utalii College. Mandhry graduated with an honours degree from Kenya Utalii College.
Mandhry owns the L’artiste Pastry Factory and is a representative of the Kenya’s Chef Association. Mandhry was appointed the Brand Ambassador for Kericho Gold Tea. He has been named among the top 5 reigning chefs of African cuisine by Africa Style Daily.