Helped deliver a mega yacht from Charleston, SC to Newport, RI. Big-time ocean lover! There were shooting stars, darlin' dolphins and some serious swells.
Won "runner-up" for Charleston's best private chef 2022 in Charleston City Paper! Carolyn Murray is also pictured here, a local award-winning news reporter.
Reconnected with Chef Carlo Demarco in his kitchen, where I taught him how to make pimento cheese for his guests! He taught me so many skills, and it was my turn to teach him about Lowcountry cookin'!
Worked as the assistant culinary producer in Charleston for Moe Cason's show on the Discovery Channel! Moe has a personality as warm as the southern sun. Picture by Paul Cheney
Worked with Giada De Laurentiis in Miami at SOBEWFF for a week. Giada is one of my biggest culinary idols! Giada is appreciative, kind and talented. Picture by FIU Hospitality
Nathalie Dupree, my mentor and James Beard award-winning cookbook author and TV show host, invited me to make appetizers to showcase and honor Nathalie Dupree at Florence Wine and Food Festival 2022. I made golden gazpacho and pickled shrimp for 250 guests, and worked with an amazing team.
Traveled back to my hometown in the suburbs of Philadelphia to teach my nana's nursing home how to make chocolate biscotti. My Italian nana loves biscotti! Double chocolate, double the trouble!
Landed a role as a food stylist for a day with a tequila company. A poolside photoshoot! Tacos and tequila anyone?