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Chef Curiel Bame

Chef, Owner, Operator

RealTaste570@gmail.com

Curiel was born in AZ & grew up in El Paso. His passion for cooking started at a very early age. One of his favorite memories is watching his Grandma & Mother cook authentic dishes for the family.

 

He decided to move and attend the International Culinary Academy of Le Cordon Bleu in Pittsburgh, PA. Curiel has extensive experience in writing menus, kitchen set up as well as opening restaurants. His life long dream has been to do what he loves for his family and himself. 

 

Achievements

Winner of “Best Appetizer” (Savor of Pittsburgh) in 2006 & 2007

Winner of “Dish of the Year” (Savor of Pittsburgh) in 2006

Voted as one of four top chefs in Pittsburgh Cultural District by Fan Fare Magazine.

Seviche Restaurant was voted a “Four Star Restaurant” by the Pittsburgh City Paper.

2007 winner of “Best Preferred Chef for

Pittsburgh”

2008 Qualifier for Pennsylvania State Finals Cooking Competition

Worked under James Beard winning chef Greg Alauzen as his rounds man in ala-carte & creating chef menus. 

Corol

    Corol Moore

    Sous Chef, Truck Manager, Bartender

    Corol was born in Pennsylvania, spending her teen years in Kansas, where she first fell in love with Mexican Cuisine. Corol stumbled upon Frijole the Purple Mexican Street food truck in Williamsport, PA and it quickly became one of her favorite spots for her Mexican meals. Curiel & Erica found Corol at a local spot where she was cooking on a Taco Night and decided to offer her a position with Real Taste. Corol has always loved cooking and what better way to learn and grow then with a classically trained Chef. The ability to eat Mexican food daily didn’t hurt either.

    Corol has over 18 years of Retail, Customer Service and Food/Beverage industry experience. Corol Graduated from the Antonelli Institute in Philadelphia, PA in 2011 with a degree in her other love Photography. She uses this skill to help photograph food and various other events as needed.

    Currently Corol resides in Williamsport, PA with her two fur babies Frappi Chino & Cappi Chino.

     

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    Erica Bame

    Owner, Event Coordinator, Bartender

    570.560.0562

    RealTaste570@gmail.com

    Erica was born & raised locally growing up in Hughesville, PA.

    She brings to the table over 23 years Combined Experience in Customer Service, Advertising/Marketing & the Restaurant/Bar Industry. She is extremely organized & loves to help plan events down to the smallest detail to ensure a smooth delivery.

    Currently she works at a Local Supply Company in Accounts Receivable when she is not helping us run smoothly. She can be reached via email any time.

    Erica resides in Williamsport, PA with her Husband, Son Kale, Step Daughter Adrianna, & Fur Babies Nori & Kelp.

    ServSafe & RAMP Certified. 

    Cameron

      Cameron Cohick

      Sous Chef, Restaurant Manager

      Cameron was born & raised in Pennsylvania. Cameron was diagnosed in his teens with eosinophilic esophagitis. Due to this diagnosis Cameron started to cook his own meals to ensure they were safe for him to eat as not many options were available. Cameron found that cooking quickly became a passion for him. He wanted to learn how to cook various items for other people with food bourne allergies that may struggle finding options.

      Cameron graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Technology, in 2020 with a degree in the Culinary Arts Program. 

      Cameron loves to cook with an Asian Fusion Flare that really shines in his specials.

       

      Cameron resides in Jersey Shore, PA