Chef Danielle Turner knows food and entertaining. Her company, Great Taste – A Personal Chef Service, allows many members of Washington’s elite to enjoy restaurant-quality meals in the comfort and privacy of their homes. Her clients appreciate her food and her ability to take the stress out of entertaining at home.
Hundreds of students have enjoyed learning practical cooking skills from Chef Danielle during the many recreational cooking classes she has taught at L’Academie de Cuisine, Sur La Table and Williams-Sonoma. Her courses focus on using classic culinary techniques to create gourmet food simply and without spending hours in the kitchen.
As a food writer, Chef Danielle has penned feature articles for The Food Network Holiday Survival Guide, The Food Network Magazine, both of which are produced by The Food Network and distributed in Scripps Howard newspapers. Her articles have informed readers how to prepare and package food as gifts for the holiday season; extolled the virtues of the hamburger and its place in American culinary history; and taught children to prepare homemade, edible gifts for their teachers.
Chef Danielle graduated with distinction in 2002 from the professional Culinary Career Training Program at L’Academie de Cuisine, the Washington area’s premier culinary school. She worked on the line in the kitchen of La Colline under the tutelage of renowned Chef Robert Greault.