MY BACKGROUND

"I have been a Chef for 27 years in restaurants, hotels and banquet style businesses.   I have trained with many amazing Chefs from around the world and I've learned what to do and what not to do.  Now I'm here in my own private chef business as my own boss 

telling myself what to do and I love it! 

I'm not always right, and I'm sometimes wrong, but in the end it always  seems to work out as each step takes me to a better place.  And in this personal chef business, I have succeeded in making my customers even more happy."


WHO AM I? 

I AM A PROFESSIONAL CHEF BRINGING 28 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE, DEDICATION, LOVE OF FOOD AND SERVICE TO YOUR  DINING ROOM TABLE.  

MY SERVICE 

"I provide upscale casual service in a relaxed beach atmosphere. 

I am professional, friendly and accommodating . 


After we decide on your menu, I will come to your kitchen with all the ingredients and tools and prepare your meal fresh in your home.  My service includes plated table or platter service and full clean up of your kitchen."   


MY CUSTOMER

"My customer is my family for the day and sometimes even longer.  I take pride in the food I cook and I love to  help make their special occasion even more memorable.

I take on the personality of my family that day.  I am part of your group or I am in the shadow...

whichever you decide. 


​My customer comes from around the world and even invites me to their homes to cook"

SOCIAL MEDIA 


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MEET CHEF MELISSA 

 

"I am not one of those theatrical Chefs who knew from age 3 that I was destined to be a great Chef and a  master creator of the Culinary Arts.  I also didn't work in my previous generation's restaurants or follow in their footsteps creating a culinary legacy. 


I am a daughter of a German immigrant who struggled and succeeded in being an awesome Mom and Wife to an American Military Soldier. And although dinner was on the table every night at 6pm sharp while working from 9-5 Monday thru Friday, she had one major flaw:  

She was a terrible cook!


While struggling through my early 20's trying to find my identity, I found refuge in the Culinary Arts, I saw it at the time a way to hone a skill that will let me travel and survive a move back to Europe.  Plus I was totally amazed to find how good food can really be! 


But things changed right after, the Food Network was born and the food industry exploded leaving us average working Chefs

trying to survive and finding a place in this business where we can showcase our own  true passion and talents 


After 23 years working for upscale resort hotels in the Hyatt and Westin chains, I finally broke out on my own and opened my own business.  And it's here where my real adventure has begun. 


In my 5th Year of business now and  Suncoast Cuisine is stronger than ever.  


Now read what others have to say about me on Google and Yelp​"



"CHEF'S ARE NUTTERS.

THEY'RE ALL SELF-OBSESSED, DELICATE, DAINTY, INSECURE LITTLE SOULS AND ABSOLUTE PSYCHOPATHS. 

EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM" 

--GORDON RAMSAY