After a lifelong love affair with food, eating, and feeding others Chef Lucia finally decided to make her fantasy a reality and attend culinary school. She enrolled in the California School of Culinary Arts Le Cordon Bleu Program in Pasadena, California. Her education focused on classic French culinary traditions and techniques. She graduated at the top of her class and on the Dean’s list with a Perfect Attendance Award.
Chef Lucia worked in local restaurants and hotels before founding her gourmet gift box & personal chef company, Lucia & Co., in 2004. She is one of the featured chefs in Chefs’ Specials of California: Signature Dishes and Favorite Recipes from Celebrated Chefs and Restaurants Cookbook.
In 2009 Chef Lucia was featured in a national Diet Coke commercial with award winning chef Tom Colicchio of the hit TV show, Top Chef. In 2010 she was on the new TLC reality show, Fabulous Cakes. In 2011 the Exclusive Tea Gift Box was reviewed and featured by Lifestyle + Charity Magazine.
Chef Lucia was most recently featured in the new Taco Bell Cantina Bell 2012 commercial campaign with celebrity chef Lorena Garcia. Chef Lucia has also finished her second cookbook. Of the hours that can go into preparing one dish Chef Lucia says, “…the joy in cooking for me is really about cooking for someone else. Their pleasure makes everything worthwhile.”
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