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Jul 27, 2016 1:46 EDT

Keilaliz – CKP Events Inc. is a high-end boutique catering company that offers elegant experiences with delicious food and exquisite service you expect from restaurants; through personal chef and catering.

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United States
Manhattan, United States / Food Production/Sales
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Keilaliz’s story

I always remember as a child living in Puerto Rico, being in the kitchen and watching my incredible grandmother cook time after time. There were no recipes, no formal training, and little refinement but she had the gift, the natural ability to transform a simple ingredient into something magical. This incredible talent was inside of her and I gravitated towards this passion and respect for fresh whole foods. Mango and Avocado trees growing in the back yard, and I could never forget the sweet smell of fresh cut coconut when she made her favorite desserts, Tembleque-Coconut Pudding. Now as a restaurant-trained chef with over 13 years of experience, I honor food, love developing flavors, have never forgotten the important lessons and still gravitated to the freshest ingredients!” Chefkeila is an Institute of Culinary Education graduate & began her professional career in 2003. Straight out of school she landed her first job at New York Times 3-stars New American restaurant and soon joined many incredible restaurants in NYC. Working in these top restaurants in NYC she was introduced to High-quality ingredients, refined techniques and unique food preparations. Soon after she was inspired and wanted to expanded her approach, where she joined several prestigious catering companies. There she learned to produce high volume events and pastry arts. As a multi-talented chef with over 13 years of experience in restaurants, catering, baking, and personal chef services she dreams to have a successful catering business.

I love what I do, and love smiling throughout the process! 

This loan is special because:

It supports a small-scale caterer committed to using sustainable, wholesome ingredients.

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More about this loan

Business Description

In 2014, I had a vision of owning my own high-end boutique catering company that offered elegant experiences with delicious food and exquisite service you expect from restaurants; through personal chef and catering. In March 2016, I started my company, CKP Events Incorporated. CKP Events is a high end full-service boutique catering company that specializes in Personal Chef services, Event planning and Custom catering for private home parties, intimate weddings and corporate events. Also including floral and table design. We truly honor our company’s Philosophy of First, sourcing and using the Highest Quality of Ingredients. Second, never forgetting about our Ethical beliefs that drive what we do, who we are and where we are going. Third, maintaining our intimate size. Although the size of our company is small, our ideas and execution are not! We use farmers, manufacturers, and importers who honor organic living, value sustainable agricultural practices and produce the finest quality ingredients. We also respect the sacrifice of those that make our spot on the food chain possible and never take it for granted. Our food invigorates the palette with bold flavors, colors and beautiful presentation.

By keeping our Philosophy alive, we produce great events and memorable experiences.

What is the purpose of this loan?

Having this loan will help grow my business by helping me market my company, insure myself and employees, and finally own necessary kitchen equipment to produce high-quality food.

About CKP Events Inc.

Industry: Food
Years in operation: 1 year – 3 years
Website: ckpevents.com

A loan of $8,000 helps legal establish my business, grow and expand my catering business in NYC!

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