Since 2004, Home Cooking Consultant has been serving Long Islanders delicious, healthy meals and providing in-home cooking classes and private cooking lessons. Chef Lia is a trained Certified Personal Chef and has been in the kitchen creating culinary delights since she was 8-years old. Being raised by an Italian grandfather who was the head salesperson for Progresso Foods, Lia has had much practice with fine Italian ingredients and spent many Sundays and holidays preparing family dinners. Lia’s passion for good food, healthy family meals, and sharing her knowledge of cooking techniques with others who love to cook was the main reason for the launch and continued growth of Home Cooking Consultant.
Home Cooking Consultant specializes in customized meal preparation and cooking lessons. Although Lia has a great Italian background, her love of food from various cultures continually serves to increase her understanding and appreciation for worldly cuisines. Between cooking for clients and teaching cooking lessons, Lia spends her free time developing new recipes, scouring cookbooks and cooking magazines, and learning new techniques and flavors.
Lia is an active member of the United Personal Chefs Association, and is the media director for the NY Metro Chapter. She has also been featured in Chef Educator Magazine, is a featured food writer for LongIslandGuide.com, has been published in Personal Chef and Cook’s Country Magazines and is a test kitchen chef and recipe developer for GildedFork.com. In addition, Lia was a culinary instructor at the Viking Cooking School at Loaves and Fishes Cookshop in Garden City, NY.
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