Irene Mirci

Irene Mirci was born in Rome. Following her passion for food, she studied and worked as a chef. But her love for travelling encouraged her to start a new career in Tourism. She began working as a leader for various European tour operators. During her trips she was exposed to Arab dances and became a professional belly dancer.

While living in Italy, Irene married an American and they moved to Cincinnati in 2006. They now live in Clifton and have two bilingual girls. Irene taught Italian to foreigners in Italy for a few years before moving to USA. Besides cooking and dancing, her hobbies are: gardening, camping, cinema and art.