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Mashama Bailey is a well-known American chef noted for her mastery of French culinary methods as well as her fresh take on Southern cuisine. Her love of cooking and dedication to excellence have garnered her the coveted James Beard Awards.

Bailey was born in the Bronx to David and Catherine Bailey and had two siblings. She relocated to Waynesboro, Georgia, as an early age, before settling in Savannah, Georgia, and later Queens, New York. Her cooking abilities were developed at her childhood home, where she learned from her mother and grandmother.

Bailey attended Sullivan County Community College after graduating from Francis Lewis High School. She initially studied physical therapy but eventually switched to social work. However, an unanticipated sequence of circumstances prompted her to consider a career in the culinary arts. She chose to pursue her interest after being let go from a homeless shelter project in Brooklyn. She enrolled in Peter Kump's New York Cooking School.

Bailey's culinary adventure lead her to SoHo's Aquagrill, where she polished her abilities and garnered vital expertise. She took a break from the restaurant sector to work as a personal chef on the Upper East Side in order to broaden her horizons. While this opportunity allowed her to study various aspects of culinary labor, it also prompted questions about the profession's racial and class dynamics, echoing her grandmother's experience as a migrant from Georgia working as a maid in Manhattan.

Realizing that personal chef work was not a good fit for her, Bailey jumped at the chance to join in a work-study program at Château du Fey in Burgundy, France. There, she gained vital training and support from famous chef Anne Willan to pursue a career in restaurant cooking rather than culinary journalism..

How to hire Mashama Bailey for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Mashama Bailey to speak.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Mashama Bailey in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Mashama Bailey or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Mashama Bailey's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Mashama Bailey for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Mashama Bailey, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Mashama Bailey. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Mashama Bailey booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Mashama Bailey for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Mashama Bailey booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Mashama Bailey charge for an event. An example fee to book Mashama Bailey is in the starting range of $75,000-$149,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Mashama Bailey agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Mashama Bailey manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Mashama Bailey for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Mashama Bailey agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Mashama Bailey, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Mashama Bailey booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Mashama Bailey, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Speaking Topic
Chefs, Female, American
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