Chef Stephanie Guidry
Chef in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*Food Enthusiast / Entrepreneur / Organic Urban Farming*
I'm just a mother who love having family & friends over for holiday gatherings and celebrations. Who learned how to “HUSTLE FOOD”. My children were my prep people, dish washers, flyer delivery and food critics. My daughter favorite saying when they were young was, can we go over to their house, eat their food and dirty up their house. I guess you can say I hit the jack-pot because, 17 yrs. later 1 out of 5 of my children continues to hustle food with me.
I enjoy putting a healthy twist to good ole comfort food and exploring different ethnic regional cuisine.
As a child, I was raised eating that "Slap Your Mamma Soul Food". Which was high in fat and sodium. Not the healthiest thing to eat. So, I had to find healthier alternatives to add. But I still prepare soul food for my clients who love it, like Mac & Cheese, Candied Yams, Collard Greens, Corn Bread, Potato Salad, Jerk Chicken, Rice & Peas, Plantains, Oxtails, Banana Pudding and Sweet Potato Pie, which is a holiday tradition for our family. But I'm always finding ways to sneak in healthy ingredients.
My love of Caribbean Cuisine came later in life when I lived abroad. That's where the concept of Twice The Spice came from. Once I perfected Jerk Chicken, I started adding more fresh herbs & spices to the food I prepare. As I progressed, healthier ingredients became a part of my lifestyle.
What I enjoy about preparing comfort food is the connection it has to your childhood and family. That's the feeling I love sharing with my clients.
A little about my company.
Owner of Chef Stephanie G & Company LLC, dba, *Twice The Spice Caterers* A full service off premise catering company, serving The Tri-State.
*Twice The Spice Personal Chef Service* I personally prepare custom delicacies in the privacy of your home.
*Healthy Infused Life-Style Prepared Meals* My company prepares, custom packaged meals with your dietary needs in mind, delivered to your home, ready to eat at your leisure.
*Healthy Infused Life-Style Program* I’ve teamed up with like-minded individuals & we offer activities, hands-on cooking demonstrations, geared towards youth & families in disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Our health & environment is of the utmost importance, so as an added benefit & to assist in a "Healthier America" This is my 4th yr. Urban-Farming in DE, growing organically and educating.