Chef Jill is the owner of Culinary Campus. With a staff of talented chefs, she currently provides personal chef services to over 30 warm and loving families all over Southern California. She also has been a chef instructor for over 10 years, teaching at UC Irvine, Irvine Unified School district, etc.
Prior to chef school, Jill was an event planner for over 25 years, working for such people as Annette Bening, Jason Alexander, Ed Asner, Richard Dreyfuss and more. During events, she was always drawn to the kitchen and decided before turning 40 to follow her passion and become a chef.
After graduating Magna Cum Laude from chef school, Chef Jill got her start at the well known Break of Dawn in Laguna Hills, learning from her mentor Chef Dee. After working in the restaurant industry for a few years, Chef Jill was asked to cook gluten and dairy free meals for a friend and before too long, had so many clients she quit her restaurant career and started cooking as a personal chef.