This Former Rapper Now Crafts Cannabis-Infused Colombian Food

As the cannabis industry transitions out of the grey market, there’s rapidly-growing competition among entrepreneurs to create trusted brands that offer unique experiences. Rock Star Chefz, a cannabis cuisine company founded by Millie Fernandez, is no exception. Fernandez (aka Chef Milz) whips up “elevated” concoctions — from chocolate fountains to sushi platters — accompanied by hip-hop and RB soundtracks. But it’s far from contrived.

The former rapper started cooking at eight, freestyling to tapes at nine, and smoking weed at 13, all from her modest family home in Baranquilla, Colombia. These days, the L.A.-based chef still does all those things, but from the kitchen for high-profile clients such as Travis Barker, Tyga, and Snoop Dogg.

“Rock Star Chefz really just started because I wanted to incorporate all the things I’m passionate about,” says Milz. “I love entertaining.”

While many companies in the booming cannacuisine sector offer pop-ups

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