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chef kaija knorr

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Kaija Knorr is a private chef on Nantucket & along the Eastern Seaboard. Her cooking lifestyle is informed by vibrant coastal living, New England farm stands, seaside fish markets, her design sensibility and extensive international travel.

She has a creative background, with a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Columbia University. She spent her professional youth in fashion, leading teams designing Home Collections for Ralph Lauren and Pottery Barn.

Kaija loves to teach and has held workshops at The Nantucket Culinary Center and for groups of varying skill levels, from the curious beginner to the enthusiastic gourmet. She is a writer working on her first cookbook, and is available to contribute articles, inspiration and recipes to your website & publication. She’s available to cook for you most anywhere, and is currently serving the New York/Hamptons/Boston/North Shore/Cape & Islands areas.

When not in the kitchen, she’s happiest by the water, on the water or in the water.

Kaija is originally from McLean, Virginia.

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