A degreed horticulturalist and cuisine savvy, her dishes utilize locally grown fresh Hawaiian product, simply yet elegantly prepared.
Her 20 plus years of cooking experience spans from working “in the trenches” under accomplished Colorado chefs in several fine dining restaurants in Denver and Vail, partner in Glorious Food Catering in Maui, Executive Chef onboard the Hawaiian Based, Yacht Kakela, to owner of a Maui based private chef service.
Jana has appeared on The Travel Channel and Hawaiian Moving Company.
She is a Hawaii Master Gardener, a beekeeper and grows organic produce and herbs for her client’s meals from her own mini-farm.
She is a member of Slow Food, Chef’s Collaborative and South Maui Sustainability Group.