“My word of wisdom is sacrifice”
– Tiffani Janelle, Interviewed by CIL on Monday, October 5th 2015.
Houston, Texas native, Tiffani Janelle had a passion for food since the age of five. “Being the eldest of three girls, with a single mother, I was left to cook for my siblings.” She pursued a degree in Pastry Arts from the Culinary Institute LeNôtre. “Gaston LeNôtre was the grandfather of Pastry, so I was very proud to attend the school”.
Name: Tiffani Janelle
Age: 32 “It is our sole duty to seduce the senses and please the palate”
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Current City: Houston, Texas
Course of study at CIL: Degree in Pastry Arts
Year of Graduation: 2005
Current Job / Position: Owner Executive Chef
Impact of her courses at CIL on her daily missions: Classes impacted Tiffani by discipline
A memorable moment as a student: A Pastry Competition that CIL hosted. Tiffani received 2nd or 3rd but she enjoyed coming to demonstrate her skills that she has gained along the way
Project in mind? Launch a line of Chef Coats fitted for women
Personal motivation motto: “Don’t Compete, Collaborate”
Chef Janelle, who believes that “it is our sole duty to seduce the senses and please the palate”, specializes in healthy and organic southern creole cuisine and her brands include: Cake Couture, Chef Tiffani Janelle Private Chef Concierge, ATHLEATS Meal Prep Program and The Couture Kitchen. Her clientele has made her the go to chef for A-listers to the likes of Will and Jada Smith, George Foreman and Beyoncé. She has also built a strong reputation as a custom menu designer for brands such as BMW, Conoco-Phillips, Direct Energy, and Aramark.
On Monday, October 5th, we met Chef Janelle. With her team from Chef2Chef ,Chef Eric B. Lewis, Le Neisha Young & Brian K. Walker, she toured the US by doing conferences in five different cities, ending in Houston. This Business Building Experience Tour aimed to learn people how to double their income and maximize their time from America’s Elite Culinary and Event Professionals. We attended the conference, interviewed Tiffani Janelle and we’re proud to see how successful our Alumni has become!
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– More pictures of our meeting available here –