With resolve to succeed

Pauline Shoval made one heck of a career change when she moved from the Knesset to the kitchen to follow her culinary talent – and is conquering challenges along the way.

Photo by: Anastasia Shmuelov
‘Food is so much fun that it’s hard not to connect to it,” says Pauline Shoval, discussing her career shift to the culinary arts.

Since immigrating from France at the age of 22, the professional chef has had a diverse professional life. The daughter of two lawyers, she says it was assumed that she, too, would go into the family business, and so it came as no surprise when she decided to pursue a law degree in France. But although she enjoyed her studies, she says she never “really saw myself working in the field of law.”

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