About 5 months ago I was contacted by Jonathan Sparber, the resident chef at 2am:lab in Singapore. He asked if I was interested in being a guest chef and collaborating on several dining events there. I was a bit surprised, I had no idea they even knew who I was. After all, with no restaurant [...]
I believe it was about 8 months ago, I randomly saw a short documentary on Alexander McQueen, and his work on display at the Met in N.Y.C. It only took 3 or 4 minutes to realize this was no ordinary Fashion Designer. By the end of the video I was literally shaking with inspiration. Why? [...]
In early summer 2012, I had the pleasure of cooking at Ciao Thyme, Bellingham Washington’s premier spot for dining on all levels. It was such a success and pleasure to be a part of their “Have Knives Will Travel” guest chef series, they asked me back for a fall expression as well. Bellingham is a [...]
Early in the year, I was told about a lovely catering company in Bellingham Washington called Ciao Thyme. They have a great set up doing various events and all with extreme details and care. Their inhouse dining room is quite spacious and leads as an extension to culinary exploration most catering companies don’t do. Mataio [...]
I have been a Private Chef for 14 years and currently reside in Bellingham, Washington. I have had the honor of being the Personal Chef to Microsoft’s Paul Allen, Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith..