entered the food industry in the
mid nineties, first managing special projects and coordinating public
relations for Lidia Bastianich's restaurant group, as well as working
on Lidia's books and TV series. She was Managing
Director at Bayard's in the Wall Street area, and Director of Marketing
and PR for the Tony May Group (San Domenico NY, Gemelli, and PastaBreak).
In January 2002, she formed MST Creative Group to service restaurant and food industry clients.
Magdalena is the New York coordinator
for Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, the national organization promoting
the education and advancement of women in the restaurant industry
and the betterment of the industry.