Chef Akeshyana Cooper's passion for food and ingredients began at a very young age growing up in Elm City, NC with a family who’s cooking brings them together often. Upon graduating from high school, the love and passion for cooking inspired Chef AK to attend The Chef’s Academy in Morrisville, NC and to work at several restaurants as a to fine tune and perfect her craft as a locally-known chef.
While in school Chef AK landed a job at NC State University where she learned everything from bulk cooking, nutrition and portions for student athletes, large catering events, fine dining, "Wine and Dines", farm to table cuisines and so much more.
Chef Ak now provides private dinners, catering services, cooking classes, and motivational messages to give everyone an opportunity to “experience” her true passions. When not cooking Chef Ak enjoys doing absolutely nothing, spending time with family and friends, making memories and enjoying life, Helping various non-profits organizations, and expanding her business to allow all to experience “All Things ALC”!