Stefanie Kelly started out in the kitchens of the west coast, first @ Angeli Mare, helmed by chef/author (‘Pasta Rustica’, ‘Cucina Rustica) Evan Klienman. Once returned to her hometown NYC, she went on to work @ Union Square Cafe, Aqua Grill, Soul Cafe, Brooklyn Moon & others while running her catering business.
In her 28 years of cooking in various kitchens, both private & public, she has fed heads of state such as the Sarkozys of France, Ariel Sharon of Israel & was the private chef for the daughter of Sunny Von Bulow.
Fine food and it’s preparation has taken Chef Stefanie Kelly all over the world, as recently as 2015, when she toured w/Grammy Award Winner D’angelo through US & Europe as the official tour chef of his Black Messiah tour. Ms. Kelly also authors a food column in the online zine Homeslice.