“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” - Virginia Woolf
These five talented ladies have not only a knack for achieving great feats in food but also being sure that we dine well on their eats!
Margarita Kallas Lee has been mixing and fixin’ since she made her first recipe at thirteen. Honing her skills as a pastry chef, Margarita and her husband, Phillip started The Scratch Restaurants “to prepare food the way it was meant to be, from scratch.”
She loves to experiment (picture your favourite ice cream in a charcoal + condensed milk waffle cone) and credits her paternal grandfather’s chef career as a catalyst for her beautifully delicious food.
The Haitian beauty @lostlyric https://www.instagram.com/lostlyric/aka Dayana Joseph has turned her passion for food into a rising career as a chef.
Most recently she was given the task to become the executive chef at Pan-Latin eatery, Brooklyn Beso in the electric + historic enclave of Bedford Stuyvesant. A lover of Italian, French and Caribbean cuisines, this young chef is just getting started on bringing her love for food to the hungry masses.
With a background in plant based nutrition, Yoli is known for making rich + decadent cuisine using the delights from the earth like root vegetables, nuts, seeds, spices and fruits.
Chef Nikki Steward has been disrupting the food scene since her entry into the industry almost eight years ago. Working with your favourite celebrities, the autodidact and Ohio native is guest chef at several restaurants where she employs her love for Creole + French fare to feed everyone who sits down to dine.
Nikki will also bring her talents to your home or event to be sure to provide delectable eats + memorable moments. She is currently hosting a monthly pop up culinary experience called “Five Brunch” that offers “crafted drinks, eccentric music, and a care-free atmosphere.”
Chef Ahki is the health revolutionary that uses seasonal, organic, fresh non-hybrid) fruits and vegetables to turn your plate into delightful mound of enticing morsels. As a descendant of medicine women, the natural foods activist shares her love for whole foods to help us all live a clean + clear life. Lenny Kravitz, Common, Bradley Cooper and countless others count on her food intelligence to enhance their lives.
Her book offerings, Electric: A Modern Guide to Non-Hybrid & Wild Foods and Fibroid Elimination Recipe Cookbook should be in your recipe coterie today!
Follow these ladies to add more flavour to your fork!
beautifully in her chaos,