Ashley’s a professional chef serving comfort food in Hyde Park
Shmeal connects you with the best personal chefs in your neighborhood (like Chef Ashley), so you can order their meals, and have amazing food experiences every day.
Get to know Ashley in this Q&A, and order her meals on Shmeal in the Hyde Park neighborhood.
Q: What’s your cooking background?
Chef Ashley: I am a self taught chef who started cooking at the age of 9 years. My grandmother would guide me through recipes over the phone. I’ve always had a passion for food and I’ll never forget the way that it made me feel when I was able to cook it and enjoy with my mom and little sister.
Q: What makes you proud as a chef?
Chef Ashley: I’ve been in the industry for over 18 years. I take pride in helping my clients create lasting memories at each and every event. I am also proud to be able to teach my three daughters my cooking techniques that will not only benefit them professionally but personally. No matter where they choose to go in life they will have my culinary expertise at their finger tips!
Q: Where did you grow up and what kind of food did you grow up with?
Chef Ashley: I grew up in Old Town (Near North Side of Chicago). Honestly, we grew up eating soul food.
Q: Anything else we should know about you and your cooking?
Chef Ashley: I have a strong passion for serving others and creating memories for them through my food. I look forward to making you and your taste buds happy! Cheers!