Traveling, tasting, cooking & consulting...
I am Diana Stavaridis, an award-winning Consulting Chef dedicated to serving seasonally locally-sourced and produced food. I am committed to working for a sustainable food culture through scratch cooking, eating and education.
I have successfully managed kitchens in Los Angeles, consulted internationally, designed and developed garden to plate menu programs, established educational systems for community youth around farming and cooking, and am experienced in budgeting, designing and efficiently developing and maintaining restaurant kitchens.
Available for restaurant consulting with specialized focus in kitchen set up, opening menu design and development, garden-to-plate systems, quality control with food costing and labor management, internal team motivation strategies, and on site culinary educational program development services.