About the Chef

Experience

Both Chef and Owner of "It’s My Turn to Cook” Personal Chef Service, Lynne McCLeery has been providing custom designed nutritional guidance, menu suggestions, menu planning, food selection, preparation, and cooking services since 2008. She is an active member in her community, having served as Guest Chef at the Certified Farmers’ Market in both Palm Springs and Palm Desert, CA and has also provided volunteer cooking lessons for members of the Mizell Senior Center in Palm Springs. An experienced host and event planner, Chef Lynne is the former Director of Special Events for the American Cancer Society in Palm Desert. She has also received three Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Music Direction during her time as Director of Music with West Coast TV and Films.

Education

Chef Lynne is a graduate of the Culinary Business Academy in New Mexico, where she became a Certified Culinary Inspirations Instructor in 2008. Her educational background also includes enrollment at the State University of New York and as the Valedictorian of the Five Towns Music College while studying business.

Professional Organizations

Premier Member of the United States Personal Chef Association

Member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Educational Research. 1992-1993

Member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 1985-1990

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