Chef Vicky Colas

CHEF | NUTRITIONIST | ENTREPRENEUR | CONSULTANT

http://chefvicky.com/

Chef Vicky is an award-winning chef in the Caribbean food arena. In 2012, Chef Vicky was awarded a silver medal for Caribbean Chef of The Year at the Taste of the Islands completion hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association. She was called to represent her country and be a part of the Culinary Team Haiti as a Culinary Chef Ambassador competing with 10 other Caribbean nations. The team was also awarded a silver medal for the Caribbean Team of the Year and received an Award for “Best Team for Taste of the Islands”. A published nutrition researcher, her study was selected in 2013 in the International Journal of Child Nutrition. Her recipe and interview have been featured in Essence Magazine online, Island Origin, and most recently the cookbook Toques in Black: A Celebration of 101 Black Chefs in America. In 2019, she was nominated in the “40 under 40” class of Legacy Magazine as one of South Florida’s “Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow”.

Most recently, Chef Vicky was selected as one of twenty women candidates awarded for the 2019 James Beard Foundation Women Entrepreneurial Leadership (WEL) fellowship and is also part of a selective group of talented Chefs in the James Beard Foundation local food advocacy training programs. She is a wife, a proud mother of 3 boys, a business, and a food influencer in her community. Chef Vicky has been featured in her town local news stations such as WSVN CH 7, Deco Drive, WPLG Local 10 News, 6 on the mix CH 6 and Good Morning Miramar.
Vicky is also is a subject matter expert in the Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, and Public Health (Dietetics and Nutrition) arena. She is a graduate of Florida International University (FIU) and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts.

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Polly Barrett of National Flavors: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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“Authenticity in visuals and packaging.”With Kelleigh Stewart

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“Make sure the numbers make sense.” With Peter Lee

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Dr. Lior Lewensztain of ‘That’s it’: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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“Persistence.” With Jason Goodman

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“Amazing recipes” With Matt Davis and Sam McIntire

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“Speed is King.” with Talia Shandler

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Carlo Lamagna of Magna Kusina: “Why You Should Not Sweat The Technique”

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Pemba Sherpa of Sherpa Chai: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a Restauranteur

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Mike Turner of Walk-On’s: 5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became a Chef

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“Knowledge.” With Kaitlin Sass & Chef Vicky Colas

by Chef Vicky Colas
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“Crave the familiarity of comfort food” With Angela Davis & Chef Vicky Colas

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Mark McTavish of Pulp Culture: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Damien Lee of Mr Lee’s Noodles: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Keith Schroeder of High Road Craft Ice Cream: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Hema Reddy of Crafty Counter: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Venae Watts and Minerva Dairy: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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“Have fun.” with Pete Holzer

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Sam Edwards III of Edwards Virginia Smokehouse: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Katie Paul of KeHE Distributors: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Brimstone: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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Kate Stoddard of Orchestra Provisions: 5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food

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5 Things You Need To Create a Successful Food Line or Specialty Food with Dinos Stamoulis

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“Smile & Passion” With Kyle Fiasconaro

by Chef Vicky Colas

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