HEAD COOK: Kelli Fairchild-Cochran
COMPETITION: World Sandwich Championship
I am a Custom Caterer out of Merced , Ca., where i specialize in handmade appetizers and love coming up with fun new innovative menus for my clients. I started out as a self taught home cook and then went on to take a hospitality management course . They say home is where your heart is and i will always be a home cook at heart . My passion Is preparing home style food made with a little twist and lots of love !
I grew up in the small Hispanic farming community of Planada , Ca and have a deep love and appreciation of scratch made Mexican food. I love preparing homemade sauces of dried chiles , salsas and tortillas... My love and passion of food and cooking shines thru in every dish!
This will be my 4TH year competing in the World Food Championships. I was crowned WORLD SANDWICH CHAMPION of 2014 , World Sandwich Champion Runner up in 2015 and placing 3rd in 2016. I am bound and determined to reclaim my title in 2017!