Vanessa Rousseau Richardson

Vanessa Rousseau Richardson

Experienced Chef, Vanessa Rousseau Richardson, offers a Personalised Chef service on Isle of Wight

About the Chef

Vanessa is from a town called Knysna, in the Garden Route of South Africa, just east of Cape Town South Africa. She was raised in the catering industry, as her mother was a very sucessful caterer and brilliant cook. From a young age Vanessa has enjoyed preparing lovely dishes and exploring cuisine of all kinds. Newly wed t…... Vanessa is from a town called Knysna, in the Garden Route of South Africa, just east of Cape Town South Africa. She was raised in the catering industry, as her mother was a very sucessful caterer and brilliant cook. From a young age Vanessa has enjoyed preparing lovely dishes and exploring cuisine of all kinds. Newly wed to her British hubby, Vanessa arrived in the UK in 1998. In 2000 to 2001 she worked on a High Speed train to London as a chef and in 2002 attained her Professional Catering Qualifications at Clarendon College (Nottingham). In 2003 she worked in award winning restaurant (Harts, Nottingham - https://www.hartsnottingham.co.uk/harts-kitchen-2/ ) and in 2004 started her own events & catering career in Cornwall as Gourmet's Choice Catering, where she was part of Taste of The West, which celebrates local foods from Cornwall & Devon. Over 11 years in Cornwall, Vanessa has used her talent and flair for global food styles and tastes in creating fabulous dishes at Cornwall Food and Drink Festival, The Festival of Sea in Looe and many other events, shows, food festivals and in her own restaurant Cafe Fusion (Bodmin, Cornwall) and for private parties as a private chef. She worked in Hampshire / Dorset between 2015 to 2018 offering her professional catering skills and creating Wedding Cake and Dessert Tower masterpieces in venues all over the New Forest, Dorset & Hampshire. Now in Newport, Isle of Wight, Vanessa is serving fabulous food as a Private Chef, She will work with you to create a wonderful menu and experience for you and your guests. Read all Hide

Location

Newport, UK +15 km

Spoken Languages

Afrikaans, English, Nederlands

Cuisine type

Gluten-Free, Gastronomic, Pastry, French, Asian, British

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