Welcome to Italia Cuisine Co. your home for Italian cooking, suitable for all occasions. We offer a wide variety of services to fit your needs, all expertly prepared for you by your Personal Chef Paola Santagati, who is ServeSafe Certified!
From Bruschetta to Pasta al forno to Chicken Marsala and from Tiramisu' to Cannoli to Almond Biscotti your family can enjoy traditional Italian delicacies.
Born and raised in Sicily, Chef Paola lovingly prepares her clients' meals just as her Nonna Mara taught her to do when Paola was a little girl. Pictured here, Chef Paola grew up in the city of Motta S. Anastasia where she was inspired to create the marvelous food she serves today. Paola has lived in the Orlando area since 1993 and has been providing clients with her delizioso services since 2000. Don't wait! Call Chef Paola today for an authentic and delicious Italian Personal Chef experience.
Chef Paola Santagati, owner and operator of Italia Cuisine Co. headquartered in Orlando, Florida, was honored as Personal Chef of the Year during the 2016 United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) National Conference in Providence, Rhode Island, on July 9.
Chef Paola began her business in 2000 and has been a member of the United States Personal Chef Association since 2011. She became a Certified Personal Chef earlier this year. Chef Paola was born in Sicily, Italy, and cooks authentic Italian dishes for weekly services, romantic dinners for two, dinner parties, on-site catering, pasta parties, intimate weddings, and more.
The Chef of the Year must be nominated by a fellow member of the USPCA. Criteria for this award include innovations in their business, community outreach, mentoring or volunteer work, and success in the Personal Chef field.
"We are incredibly proud of Chef Paola for this recognition from her peers," said USPCA President Larry Lynch. "Paola has been dedicated to the Personal Chef profession for over a decade and has been an active and involved member of the Central Florida community. She is a wonderful chef and is well deserving of this award. "
Judges for this annual competition consisted of professional members within the United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA). The award was presented at the USPCA's National Personal Chef Conference in Providence, Rhode Island, on July 9. The conference drew Personal Chefs from throughout North America. More information about Paola Santagati's Personal Chef Service can be found on her website .