Meet Chef Carmella!
Carmella is truly one-of-a-kind. For more than 15 years she has built a solid reputation and following in Arizona as a top-notch private chef, educator, community advocate, and all around amazing woman. Her events are always memorable, not just for the outstanding cuisine, but for the incredible ways in which Carmella brings people together. She uses the power of gourmet foods to connect people to each other., and her energetic spirit makes any experience with her unique. Carmella brings the kitchen table to life!
Carmella is the recipient of multiple business awards for her leadership and contributions to the community. You can find Chef Carmella teaching cooking classes at the Villages Health Spas in Scottsdale and Phoenix, cooking demo dinners for international appliances companies, designing private dinners for NASCAR Bluegreen vacations, leading showroom cooking events for interior design centers throughout the Valley, New York and Atlanta, and more.
A New York native, Carmella's Italian roots shine through in her cooking and style, and her love for other cultures and cuisines. Carmella has traveled far and wide, and has lived in Michigan and Hawaii, among other places, before settling in Arizona. She is the proud mother of three grown children, four grandchildren, and an incredible friend to many. Let Carmella create and amazing dinner experience for your family and friends, Your kitchen table is waiting!
Carmella is a Certified Chef for industry leaders including Bosch, Thermador, and Gaggenau. She regularly hosts cooking demonstrations for kitchen design centers and showrooms in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Tucson, New York, Atlanta, and other cities.
Her clients include the Villages Health Spas at Camelback, Gainey Ranch, and DC Ranch, along with luxury resort communities of Desert Mountain, Las Sentas, Scottsdale Mountain, D.C. Ranch, Gainey Ranch, Sun Lakes, JCC and others.
Other clients include Green Living Magazine, Mod Printing, Couture Aprons, Northern Clover Designs, Expressions Home Gallery, Fullerton Financial, and more.
Carmella has also served as the chef for Bluegreen Vacations Media and their NASCAR clients.
Carmella also donates her time and talents to numerous professional organizations and charities including the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), Women's Enterprise Foundation, Project C.U.R.E., and Child & Family Resources.