Lori Schneider is a chef and owner of Figs Catering in Austin, Texas. She began her career in restaurants and food while at studying at Texas A&M University. From there she completed a BS in Nutritional Sciences and a BS in Food Science in 1999 and 2000, respectively. She began her career in research and development and culinary training. Thirteen years later, she is still working in food industry. In 2004 she attended and graduated from Le Cordon Bleu's Texas Culinary Academy in Austin, Texas. She owns and operates Figs Catering in Austin, Texas and focuses on upscale foods and presentations.