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Award-winning Chef Phyllis Segura has cooked for people in all walks of life both in the U.S. and E.U. Chef Phyllis has been cooking for special people since 2000.
She attended the Apicius Cooking School of Lorenzo de’Medici in Florence, Italy; received a James Beard Foundation scholarship; attended various New York cooking schools; and watched her grandmother very carefully.
As a personal and private chef Phyllis cooks for individual clients and offers cooking demonstrations regularly. She specializes in small elegant dinner parties, and intimate dinners - plated or buffet, weekday meals and private and group culinary instructions.
The chef prepares a wide variety of cuisines. Whereas a restaurant chef might have a specialty that is served daily, as a personal or private chef Segura applies her skills to the requirements and palates of her clients. Fresh and seasonal ingredients make the best dishes. She is not shy with herbs and spices and will go out of her way to source ingredients.

Vegetarian, Vegan, Macrobiotic, Kosher, grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, blood type, diabetic and other special diets are available. Chef prefers to use organic, pesticide and antibiotic free, non-GMO and local products as much as possible.
Consultations with nutritionists are recommended for special needs and diets for proper guidelines.

References and a rate sheet are available. She currently lives in Saugerties, NY.
In 2013 she offered cooking classes in her home kitchen in Spencertown,NY www.reddoorcookingworkshop.blogspot.com

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

Recent Reference

For an evening during my bachelorette weekend upstate, I reached out to Phyllis to prepare a dinner for myself and 8 friends and we were NOT disappointed! My only requests were that the ingredients were sourced locally and organic if possible. She crafted an amazingly perfect menu that included locally sourced cheeses, free-range chicken and she also somehow  found locally sourced polenta! Phyllis is also incredibly thoughtful, she provided beautiful photographs of one of the markets she visited and as a sentimental person, it meant a lot to me:) We were all extremely impressed, I will never forget that meal! Thank you so much, can't wait to do it again!

Esther, Design Director, Esquire Magazine