Rhoda St. Luce
October 17 - 11:00 AM - Spotlight Theater
Rhoda began working in the restaurant industry in 1997 as a server. Her love for food and interacting with patrons is what makes her service impeccable. However, her passion for cooking is attributed to her Caribbean culture. Rhoda was born and raised in St. Croix Virgin Island. Cooking and celebrating with different ethnic island cuisines at cultural events is common throughout the island. Rhoda learned to cook at a very early age often watching her mom in the kitchen cooking for the family and baking her infamous island fruit cake every holiday season. Those are memories that has preserve Rhoda love for cooking Caribbean inspired cuisines today.
The vegan life style is an important part of her lifestyle. Rhoda discovered the vegan/vegetarian lifestyle eighteen years ago as a college freshman. Living the vegan/vegetarian lifestyle and teaching the art of creating delicious meals using grains, fruits, and vegetables with tons of flavor, at her home, to friends who saw a physical change in her birthed The Platinum Chef. Although her niche is geared towards the vegan/vegetarian lifestyle, she is well versed and knowledgeable in cooking non-vegan/vegetarian cuisines.
TPC is incorporated in the state of Michigan as an LLC. Rhoda St. Luce founded the company seven years ago. Rhoda has extensive experience in sales, marketing, and management, which allows her to deliver constant quality service and quality products to her patrons. Her personal chef clients describe her as “personable and professional.” In the short seven years since Rhoda established The Platinum Chef, she has been featured in My MetroYou magazine as Detroit’s Fab Five, Featured in HOUR magazine, appeared on FOX 2 Cooking School segment, channel 7 National Drink Wine Day and appeared on MYtv20 Real Women Real Issues. In 2014 Corp! magazine awarded her company “Industry Leader.” And, this is just to name a few. Rhoda has also made several successful appearances as a guest Chef at Revolver, which is a communal restaurant that provides an outlet for upcoming chefs without a brick & mortar.
Today, Rhoda St. Luce is very busy producing her signature infamous vegan sweet potato sticky buns for local markets such Johnny Pomodoro, Kroger, and Whole Foods Market. She is in the process of expanding her business to Detroit.