Vivian Aronson (Yuan Qian Yi 袁倩祎) was born in Chendgu, China, the capital of Sichuan Province, and came to the United States in 2005. She learned to cook from her family, especially her grandmother, as well as her aunt and uncle, who own and operate several restaurant in China. She started cooking on social media 2018, and now posts on YouTube, Instagram and TikTok as @CookingBomb. She was selected for Season 10 of Master Chef and has been featured on the Drew Barrymore Show. In addition to cooking, Vivian has taught painting and designed her own clothing line. She currently lives with her husband and 4 children in Minneapolis, Minnesota.