Raised with apple orchards and farms in her backyard, Jodi is a Hudson Valley native whose culinary pursuits are fueled with a love for the region and dedication for supporting local farmers. After an initial career in fashion, Jodi's love of color and texture turned to the dinner plate: she trained at the Culinary Institute of America, then gained experience throughout NYC, CT & Upstate, NY.
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Jodi has direct relationships with the farmers and producers in the Hudson Valley, which allows her to bring the utmost organically raised proteins and vegetables to your meals.
A Culinary Institute of America graduate, Jodi has 25 years experience in the food industry. Before she owned Caffé Macchiato in Newburgh, NY, she was the executive chef at Glynwood Farm in Cold Spring and also private chefs for prominent clients in the Hudson Valley and Manhattan.
from past clients
“Being tied to a local, high-quality livestock farm, Jodi was able to source very high-quality meats for our meals, at a very reasonable price. Her cooking was perfect for the setting: wholesome, fresh ingredients, restaurant quality, and then some.”
“Jodi impressed me as the kind of chef who could cater to almost any taste. And with her assistant present for our dinners, cleanup was taken care of.”
“Jodi was easy to work with, brought in organic meats and vegetables and did all the serving and clean up.”
"Jodi helped with some of the food logistics and she was a dream to work with on building fun team building activities around eating like a local upstate and cooked us an incredible meal and provided staff for cleanup and preparation for setting the ambience. Highly recommend."