Chef Lulu has traveled the world eating exotic cuisines which has inspired her fusion cooking style as she incorporates international flavors into her menus. Her philosophy is to adhere to the Farm to Table concept whenever possible which is why you’ll typically find her wandering the streets of the local farmers markets sourcing only the freshest ingredients. From the street stalls of Morocco where she has found some of the finest spices to the markets in Spain and France, she continues today with the same philosophy on Maui, Fishers Island, West Palm Beach or wherever business may take her.
Predominately a self-trained chef, Chef Lulu did attend and successfully complete an intensive residential course at the world renowned Cookery at the Grange in England where she received an excellent reference and the award for Best Menus.
Chef Lulu is meticulously clean and tidy in the kitchen. She is extremely well organized, flexible and enthusiastic. She has outstanding references all of which consider her an asset in any kitchen.
Originally from the Grand Canyon State of Arizona, Chef Gwen draws on her southwestern roots to inspire dishes with a hint of spice or a dash of the unexpected. As a permanent resident of Maui for more than five years, she also draws inspiration from the fragrant flowers, the fresh, locally grown produce and the ancient traditions of this tropical paradise.
Not only does Chef Gwen have a passion for cooking food — she also has a passion for growing it. Don’t be surprised if some of the ingredients are sourced directly from her own backyard. Her organic garden always produces more than enough — and she is always happy to share.
Gwen has spent more than a decade in the restaurant and hospitality industry and definitely knows her way around a kitchen. She successfully completed an intensive, residential course at the world renowned Cookery at the Grange in England.
With her deep connection to food and her huge happy smile, Chef Gwen is sure to add to your friends and families stay here in the islands.
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.~Harriet Van Horne, Vogue 10/1956