MEET OUR CHEFS
MEET OUR CHEFS
Maryjo is a local food and mommy blogger with a wealth of food knowledge and experiences. She spent many years consulting with a multitude of Chefs, introducing them to up-and-coming food products and current culinary trends. She has also done a fair amount of international travel, taking the opportunity to learn traditional recipes hands-on in the kitchens of friends and family. In her spare time she enjoys paddle boarding, kayaking and hiking. Visit Maryjo's blog at www.justanothermomhq.com.
Chef Day was classically trained in French cuisine but has expanded her knowledge and passion for food over the years. She loves creating new things from old recipes and bringing the joy of cooking back into the heart of the home. She has recently returned to the US after 7 years abroad and is excited about sharing her experience and love of food with everyone she can. Follow her on Instagram: @chefdayskitchen
Local residents will recognize Marilyn Montemayor from her successful 30-year catering business in Sheboygan. As a private chef, she specialized in catering parties and events held in personal homes, never utilizing a commercial kitchen. Even if she catered a wedding, it was in the client's home. No one knows their way around a home kitchen like Marilyn!
Marilyn is now retired and occasionally teaches classes at Relish Kitchen Store. She has previously taught at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, the Sheboygan Senior Center, and Bookworm Gardens.
In her 30-year career at at the Milwaukee Public Library, Susan cultivated her teaching and instructional skills. Combining her skills with her love for Indian cuisine, Susan put her passion into practice and became an expert on the ins and outs of vegetarian Indian cooking. Also a Certified Ayurveda Practitioner (CAP), Susan's unique skill set allows her to honor food as the most important source of medicine and good health. She recently collaborated on an Indian cookbook and will soon be teaching Indian cuisine at UW-Milwaukee. Let Susan take you on the cooking pilgrimage of a lifetime!
Brianne was born and raised in Sheboygan, the next generation of a long line of great bakers in her family. She graduated in 2011 from the Baking and Pastry Arts program at Madison Area Technical College, and cultivated her passion as an intern at a cooking school in Ireland. Endlessly creative with an artistic soul, Brianne shares her love for the sweet things: pastries and cakes! Brianne moved home to Sheboygan in 2013, where she lives with her husband and son, Ezra.