Bree Ann discovered her passion at an early age by cooking for friends and family, eventually leading to her attendance of the Iowa Culinary Institute in 2008. Upon graduation, she made her mark on the food scene in Des Moines, Iowa, from being named Cityview Magazine’s 2011 Rising Chef Star of The Year to hosting her own series of private gourmet dinners. In 2012 Bree Ann moved to the San Francisco Bay area to refine her own personal style and experience California’s rich bounty.
With her time in Sonoma county, Bree Ann has worked for several top-rated chefs and restaurateurs, from The Cindy Pawlcyn Restaurant Group to The Applewood Inn and Forage SF. More recently, Bree Ann has been building a Private Chef business with an emphasis in cooking instruction, influenced by her position as the Culinary Arts Instructor at Twin Hills Middle School in Sebastopol.
In addition to her work with Twin Hills Bree Ann enjoys working with the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center particularly during fundraising events including the Valley Fire Benefit and the Tour d’ Organics Bicycle Ride.
From her upbringing as a classically French trained chef to the influence of the California coast, Bree Ann’s inspiration is reflected through her natural grace and ability not only in the kitchen but also within the community.