MEET THE OWNER & CHEF
Who We Are
Danielle Rozier is CEO/Principal of Savory Gourmet Catering & Events. A native of Richmond, Virginia she earned an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts from the Johnson & Wales University of Culinary in Providence Rhode Island, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Chef Danielle has more than 17 years of culinary experience. Chef Danielle began cooking at a young age, creating meals for her family's dinner. After high school she entered college to study to become a pharmacist, during her studies she was diagnosed with cancer at the young age of 20.
After fighting and winning her bout with cancer she decided to do combine her passion for food & people and go into culinary arts. She entered Johnson & Wales Culinary Arts program and the rest is history. After graduating from Culinary school Danielle worked in kitchens throughout the Hampton Roads, VA area gaining valuable experience. The food that Chef Danielle is best known for she received while working in the kitchen of a New Orleans style restaurant "Bienville Grille" and under the direction and guidance of Chef Michael Hall. She learned all about gumbos, jambalaya, etouffee...etc. The combination of her southern background, natural instincts of food flavors and her Cajun cooking mastery has made Chef Danielle food sought after. You can say that her food is a combination of Savory (delicious flavor) yet Gourmet (using the freshest and best quality ingredients when preparing her food)