Retreat kitchens are my favorite kind of kitchens to work in! I love to serve in an environment where everyone has shown up for themselves to focus on their wellness. It's a joy to be a part of the process. I am well-versed in vegan, vegetarian, raw foods, Ayurveda and Macrobiotics and can also cater to food allergens and special preferences. I can do plated meals for retreat guests or create communal dishes. I can also provide cooking demonstrations as a special service for the retreat participants!
Whether it be for a group or one-on-one, I can provide cooking classes, workshops, and demos. I have taught people from all walks of life and in several different corners of the world about plant-based food and lifestyles. I have even been a guest culinary instructor for young aspiring chefs at a culinary school! My specialty topics include: raw foods, getting started as a vegan, practical vegan lifestyle tips and recipes, culinary/kitchen basics, effective presentation and food photography, branding, fermented foods, Ayurveda, sustainable sourcing of foods, and seasonal eating.
FOOD STYLING & PHOTOGRAPHY
While I am by no means a trained photographer, I have learned some great standards for food photography from some of the best chefs and creators out there. I can help you with styling and photos for your website or social media. I can even teach you the basics if you're getting started with photographing your own work yourself. See my gallery to get a feel for my style.
MEAL PREP (LOCAL CLIENTS ONLY)
If you are trying to eat healthy, plant-based meals and love to cook (and eat!), but don't have the time to gather and prepare the ingredients - let me do that for you! We can discuss your favorite meals and needs and can create a plan that works for you.
FOOD-BUSINESS CONSULTING & RECIPE DEVELOPMENT
These days there are so many people who are adopting plant-based habits and I'd love to help you offer plant-based options to these customers. I can take an in-depth look at how you already do things and help you find ways to evolve your offerings. I also can develop recipes based on what you already serve and train your staff the plant-based skills that they need.
In addition to adding plant-based value to your business, I can also help with your online branding.
Chef & Wellness Professional branding
I receive messages all the time from chefs wanting to know how to create untraditional careers like mine. My response is always to hustle hard and brand yourself. Whether you are looking to break into the industry or are a seasoned chef who wants to amp up your career, I can help you. I design squarespace websites, beautiful business cards, ebooks, resumes, bios, and can teach you some simple tricks to brand yourself and land jobs. If you are local I can even help you take effective and beautiful photos! Check out one of my latest client's sites.
PRIVATE DINNERS & POP UPS
Birthdays, anniverseries, special occasions, date nights, chefs table, restaurant or cafe pop-ups, or just something a little different. I provide plant-based private chef services tailored to your needs. In-home or onsite.
Whatever your needs may be, I can design a unique plant-based meal plan with simple accompanying recipes. I will go over your goals with you and choose the best foods to serve your mind and body, keeping in mind your budget and what is available to you.
If you need extra assistance I can even coach you through it!
Have you always wanted to become more plant-based, but either fail at your attempts or don't even know where to start? As a vegan for nearly a decade I know what has worked for me and my peers and I can coach you one-on-one into the lifestyle you desire. I also have experience with weight loss and can be the force that holds you accountable if slimming down through plant foods is your goal.
I've helped many people from all walks of life go through the cleansing process and now I am offering it as a group or one-one-one service! Through facetime consultations, texts throughout the day, and evening phone calls to recap each day's experience, I can be your guide when you decide to go through a cleanse. We can use my ebook as a plan, or I can assist you with a cleanse of your choosing. One of the hardest parts of doing a cleanse and sticking to it is holding yourself accountable, and sometimes all we need is a helping hand to keep us on our path to wellness. In most circumstances, I will cleanse right along with you!