Muffie Fulton is the founder and creative head of Bold Food, which offers classes in the science of cooking and modernist cuisine, as well as curated culinary tours all over the planet. She recently brought her molecular gastronomy-infused pop-ups to Feastly, serving up dishes like liquid nitrogen olive oil ice cream!
Shannon is the creative head of Urban Farm Foods, working with local purveyors to bring the best of what each season has to offer to her pop-ups. She also cooks with what she gardens herself! Her experiences range from podcast and tarot-themed dinners to art class happy hours and Whole30 feasts.
Lalita has been cooking since she was 8 years old, learning how to make different dishes from her grandmother, father, and neighbors. She left Thailand as a teen, attending high school and college in the United States. Out of her college dorm, Lalita ran an inf0rmal pop-up and eventually decided to pursue cooking full time. She has cooked in New Orleans, Chicago, and in Los Gatos, California at three Michelin-starred Manresa. Currently, she’s hosting Thai pop-ups in Santa Cruz and San Francisco through HANLOH.
Landon Steele is half of one of San Francisco’s most unique pop-up duos, 30 Knot Gourmet. She and her partner Tony Day provide provisions for sailors…in ocean races! When they’re not stocking the kitchens on the high seas, Landon and Tony host French-inspired pop-ups featuring traditional cassoulet (yes, the four day kind) and duck egg brunch.
With little experience and a ton of drive, Chef Mona worked her way up through notable San Francisco restaurants. Now, she’s delighting San Franciscans with her Californian-inspired Palestinian cuisine, from hand-rolled couscous to succulent braised lamb cheeks.
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Chelsea Miller is quite literally the girl with the knife….er, the woman with the knife. For the past six years, she has been forging artisan kitchen knives out of a small shop in Brooklyn, NY. From peddling her wares at a humble flea market stand to making knifes for Mario Batali and the chefs of Eleven Madison Park, Chelsea embodies art, entrepreneurship, and a dedication to providing a seriously quality product.
Meet Nicole, the talented Content Development Chef at Anova Culinary. In her previous life, she mastered the art of cooking on the high seas as a chef on yachts. Needless to say, this was a badass accomplishment and we are inspired by her grit and story.
Kathleen Schaffer began her culinary journey at local restaurants in New Hope, Pennsylvania, her historic hometown along the Delaware River. She attended New York University and studied fine arts and art history, but she always worked in restaurants. It eventually became apparent that she was building a career in food over one in the arts, and what has unfolded is innumerable eclectic and prestigious positions in the industry – almost too many to list!
Siska is the owner, chef, and dishwasher of ChiliCali, an Indonesian-inspired pop-up restaurant & catering company. She’s also launching a line of cooking sauces.