Marnely Rodriguez

Born and raised on the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic, her passion for food was noticeable to her parents from an early age. She grew up a devotee of her mothers cooking. After obtaining a Bachelors in Hotel Administration in the Dominican Republic and working in pastry shops, Marnely followed her dream to Hyde Park, NY home of The Culinary Institute of America were she spent 2 years living her passion. Since then she has worked on Marthas Vineyard as a Pastry Chef and Charlottesville, VA as Chocolate Assistant.