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Pastry Chef - Norma de los Santos has over a decade of experience. She is classically trained and began her career working for a Chez Panisse Alum. There she had the opportunity to appreciate seasonal, local ingredients and the pride that comes with fresh-made & from-scratch products. Making treats & dessserts for magazines like Sunset, Gourmet, Vogue, Martha Stewart, O & Travel & Leisure and many high profile clients. She had the fortune of being part of birthday celebrations to presidential events and everything in between, including assisting with the recipe testing the sweets & desserts in Alice Waters' The Art of Simlple Food then later baking cakes for Chez Panisse's 40th Birthday Celebration Party. 7 years later she established VAINILLA baking & catering co.
Chef de Cuisine - Gabriel Sixtos has over 20 years of professional cooking experience. He started his culinary schooling & career in Washington D.C but after 7 years came back home to the Bay Area. There truly is no place like home when it came to delicious, high-quality local produce and ingredients. For 3 years he worked closely with local farmers and produce distributors and became highly knowledgeable in seasonal produce. He infuses his expertise and love of food in every dish he creates. Most recently he and the team catered for the VIP Tailgate at the NFL's Super Bowl 50.
Seasonal Locally Sourced Handcrafted
Small batch baking using local and organic ingredients
Straus Family Creamery – Marshall, CA Clover Stornetta Farms – Northern CA
Judy’s Family Farm – Sonoma Co., CA
FLOUR & GRAINS
Guisto’s Vita-Grain – So. San Francisco
Valrhona - France Guittard – Burlingame, CA TCHO Chololate – San Francisco, CA
Local Farms & Farmer’s Markets
It’s important to know what you’re eating. So all of our products are handcrafted. We hand-pick all our produce and ingredients at the farmer's market and specialty shops to ensure freshness & ripeness as well as supporting local farms and food artisans.
Private Event Catering
Corporate Event Catering
Cakes & Cupcakes
Pastries & Baked Goods
Packaged Gifts & Boxes
Take - N - Decorate