Meet Our Instructors

Chef Garrison Price

Chef Instructor

Teaching virtually from Napa, California.

Chef Garrison is the executive chef of Bear at Stanly Ranch in Napa, California. Previously, Garrison was the executive chef at Il Florista in New York City, where the seasonal menu focuses on Mediterranean flavors highlighting flowers and botanicals in their many edible and beautiful forms. At Il Fiorista, Garrison worked directly with local and regional farmers to source ingredients and honor the restaurant’s commitment to sustainability.

Chef Peggy Aoki

Chef Instructor

Teaching virtually from Mountain View, California.

Chef Peggy loves travel, culture and meeting new people. She also works as a sustainability and education project manager for a large corporate food company, helping chefs find ways to reduce food waste and understand sustainable food practices.

Chef Adrianna Holiat

Chef Instructor

Teaching virtually from New York City, New York.

Chef Adrianna is a Private Chef based in Greenwich Village, New York City with 15+ years of professional cooking experience. Her straightforward cooking style compounds on a whole foods approach with a vast knowledge of the many health benefits that food can offer us. Adrianna loves to support and educate clients to create simple and flavorful food by teaching easy, sustainable kitchen skills and ingredient swaps to level up their cooking game.

Chef Elon Wagoner

Chef Instructor

Teaching virtually from Fort Mill, South Carolina.

As a Professionally Trained Chef and Educator for 25 years, Chef Elon has had the pleasure of teaching at a variety of brick-and-mortar cooking schools in Seattle, from kids culinary camps to adult classes.

Chef Sherry Swanson

Chef Instructor

Teaching virtually from Stratford, Connecticut.

Chef Sherry is a Private Chef and Culinary Instructor from Connecticut. She enjoys sharing food and cooking techniques with her students and has taught classes for more than 15 years. She believes that food brings people together and each meal is an opportunity to create a special memory with the people we care about.

Sommelier Julieta Acevedo Correa

Sommelier and Mixologist Instructor