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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Dr. Chun Xia of TSVC: “Be persistent”

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Rahim Amidi of The Amidi Group: “Moving to a new country, a new culture, is taking a big risk”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Diana Carolina Romero Dinas: “Work, work, work”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Rachel Katz and Kelley Bowen of The Brand Set: “Think Big, But Start Small”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Phil Friedman of CGS: “Work hard”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Are Traasdahl of Crisp: “Build trusted relationships”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Mark Beneke of Westland Auto Sales: “Sacrifice”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Mario Lorenzana: “Fortune favors the bold”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Nyajuok T. Mangongo: “You must have a clear vision, possess discipline, and be consistent in your actions”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Erna Blooms of Blooming Aces Creative: “Community Culture”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Valeria Aloe of Abundancia Consciente: “Discipline ”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Dakota Weiss of Sweetfin: “Take care of your teeth!”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Mouad Salhi: “Be As Clean As You Can and Look Good”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Durana Elmi of Cymbiotika: “Have a willingness to outwork others and your competition”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Juan Carlos Barrera Velez: “Believe in yourself”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Mimmo Alboumeh of Silver Fork Restaurants: “Take risks”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Chachi Prasad and Karam Kim of BlueCut LA: “Patience/determination”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Lamine Zarrad of ZenBusiness: “Another thing that keeps me optimistic is that America still has a very strong brand”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Robert Wang: “Don’t be afraid to ask for advice and help from those who know what you want to learn”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Periodontist Mahnaz Rashti: “Think for yourself”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Chef Vincent Della Polla of Pritikin Longevity Center: “You’ll be on your feet A LOT”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Pavel Stepanov of Virtudesk: “Any work is good work”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Katie Wilson of BelliWelli: “A great relationship with your co-packer”

by Chef Vicky Colas
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Diana Carolina Romero Dinas: “work, work, work”

by Chef Vicky Colas

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