Nadege Fleurimond: Whets your appetite with every taste

Nadege Fleurimond is the owner of Fleurimond Catering Inc. Utilizing her Haitian culinary background, Fleurimond pulls in world flavors from Asian, Latin American and European cuisines.

She has catered for Ann-Hauser Busch, Paul Weiss, NYC Hall, BET, The Colbert Report, Dr. Mehmet Oz’s Healthcorps and Vivica Fox, among others.

With varying interests in business, government and social issues, Fleurimond graduated with a degree in Political Science from Columbia University.

Fleurimond has been quoted in the New York Times, appeared on the national television show “Chopped on the Food Network,” and has been a food columnist for the Haitian Times Newspaper since 2008.

She is also the recipient of the New York Media Alliance’s Ethnic Press Fellowship for 2010 covering the education beat.

Additionally, Fleurimond is the recipient of the 2011 Feet in Two Worlds Food Writers Fellowship, which has garnered many awards.

“Taste of Life”: Fleurimond carries this theme even further. Using short anecdotes, she depicts the events of her life through a food-inspired lens.

The book is a humorous journey into Fleurimond’s life, as she navigates her way through the world of food and the experiences with her family, friends and acquaintances.

Part cookbook, part memoir, “Taste of Life” offers readers an opportunity to view their own lives through a culinary lens and appreciate the beauty of food, family, friends and simple pleasures.

Fleurimond is currently working on her second book, “Haiti Uncovered: A Regional Adventure into the Art of Haitian Cuisine,” It was scheduled to be released on Nov. 18, 2014. Haiti Uncovered is a regional travel guide to the culinary heritage and culture of Haitian cuisine.

HOME COUNTRY:

Haiti

WORKPLACE:

Fleurimond Catering Inc.

EDUCATION:

Columbia University, with a degree in political science

FAVORITE THEME:

“Taste of Life”

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