You’ll be hard pressed to find a woman as vivacious and passionate about food as Celebrity Chef Kai Chase. Kai brings her style of New American cuisine to the forefront by combining healthy, comforting foods with exotic twists and simple techniques. Her approach to America’s melting pot of contemporary cooking, are influenced by her native California upbringing combined with roots of International and ethnic flare.
This exotic and alluring beauty of Creole, Cuban and Native African-American heritage attended Epicurean Culinary School and was professionally trained in the art of French master cuisine at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu culinary academy in Paris, France. She returned to Los Angeles to work in a number of restaurants such as famed actress Pamela Anderson’s Sanctuary and catering companies including Wolfgang Puck Catering and Events after starting her own Kai Chase Catering and Kai Chase Private Chef services companies.
As a celebrity caterer, Kai has been one of the entertainment industries most sought after caterers in the business. Her clientele list ranges from film and television to radio and records stars and businesses. Chef Kai has been in such grand demand that the rush to have her exclusively in private homes had some of the biggest names in Hollywood ringing her phone.
As a private chef, Kai has delighted the palates of such notable figures in the worlds of music, sports, film, television and politics such as President Barack Obama, music icon Michael Jackson, Grammy award-winning singer, Mary J. Blige, Actor/Comedian Kevin Hart, Oscar winning actor Jamie Foxx, Grammy award-winning singer Macy Gray and Comedian, Best Selling Author, Television host and Executive movie producer Steve Harvey and CNN commentator/NBA All-Star, Jalen Rose, among many, many others. In addition, Kai currently writes a monthly column in Healthy Living Magazine.
Kai has appeared on “R&B Divas,” “Good Morning America,” The Today Show” “KCAL-9” CBS News, “The Steve Harvey Morning Show” on 100.3 “The Beat” and “The Mo’Nique” radio show in Los Angeles promoting and serving healthy and comforting New American cuisine.
Since 2009 to the present, Chef Kai has received global media attention as the personal chef to music icon Michael Jackson and has been featured on numerous national media outlets as “Larry King Live,” “CNN,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “E! Entertainment,” “The Early Show,” “TV Guide,” “20/20 with Chris Cuomo,” “TLC Network,” “BET” and “Telemundo” among others. Internationally, Chef Kai has been featured on media outlets and positive documentaries in such countries as Germany, France, Japan, London, Venezuela, India, Aruba, UK, Russia and the Netherlands, just to name a few.
Kai’s commitment to health-conscious eating without sacrificing taste transcends across the board for all ages. By educating and demonstrating the properties of good food, natural ingredients and bold, exotic flavors, organizations promoting healthy lifestyles have reached out to Kai to share her experiences and her cuisine. Giving back is something Chef Kai is very passionate about and finds joy in celebrating.