I was a professional ballerina finishing my decades long career on Broadway in Phantom, then turned chef, international restaurant consultant (UK, USA, New Zealand), writer and cookbook authour. I rejoice in learning something new everyday and so fortunate that I have 2 careers absolutely loving what I do.
Vanilla. Spices. Culinary Medicine. Literature. Creative Writing. Classical Ballet. Pilates. Musical Theatre.
Restaurant Consulting soup to nuts. Chef wrangling and advising. Creating to organizing to participating in food and wine events around the world.
Culinary Olympics in Berlin received a gold medal for tuna dish I entered as an apprentice. Top of school graduate in Culinary school. Diabetes, culinary medicine and nutrition panels I write for in the US. International Board for Heilala Vanilla in NZ/Tonga.
Shark/ Ninja (advisory panel). Heilala Vanilla (board member/advisory panel). Sausal El Segundo Restaurant and Jaffa LA, Los Angeles CA. The Sick Children's Trust, UK.