Gail Lillian is a veteran of the food industry, with over 25 years’ experience cooking, managing, and developing concepts. She opened Liba Falafel in 2009 as a food truck, and is considered a pioneer in mobile food. Gail expanded Liba into a restaurant in Uptown Oakland in 2014.
She teaches and consults across the Bay Area on the subject of entrepreneurship. She is also certified mediator, volunteering with local organizations to help people in the community work through their disputes. She celebrates food with vigor and thinks it brings a sometimes black-and-white world into beautiful vivid color.