We had the good fortune of connecting with Cashawna Flores and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Cashawna, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
My passion for food started at a young age. Growing up cooking with my Grandmother fueled the fire in me even more. As I got older I found being in the kitchen was an effortless task for me and brought me so much happiness and joy I knew it was what I was meant to do. I love to host events and share my food with family and friends. After hearing a lot of great feedback, I knew I had to share my love for cooking and baking with as many people as possible.

I created EliteCateringCa five years ago, which has truly been a blessing for me and my family. This life experience has taught me that not everyone needs to be professionally trained to be a Chef, and with the skills that I’ve learned, I definitely can compete with the best of them. Now I’m able to show my kids what hard work really is, building a company from the ground up, and all the joy you get from grinding hard to make it all come together. This is the start of something amazing, our client base is growing and we are so happy to share all of EliteCateringCa creations with the world. Only the best for our Elite Customers.

Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
EliteCateringCa was started five years ago by Cashawna Flores. It’s a Family-Owned company that uses old-school family recipes and some new school creations. We are proud when our food/ service puts a smile on our client’s faces.

We are known for our variety of Pie’s, Speciality Cakes, and Cookie Baskets along with Chocolate breakable heart boxes. We also have the most amazing Savoury dishes that would blow your mind (Braised Short Ribs with garlic mashed potatoes, Shrimp and Grits, Blacken Cod with Mac & Cheese, Ropa Vieja with rice and black beans, etc.)

EliteCateringCa is an all-around catering company, can do it all, one-stop-shop, help plan & cater the event. We specialize in Multi-Cultural comfort food! Offering a variety of amazing dishes and sweets.

We provide an amazing experience by creating custom catering menus that fit our client’s needs.

Before we go, is there anything else you can share with us?
All of our food is made from scratch. We would love for your readers to experience our amazing service.

Pricing:

Pie’s start at 15.00
The cakes start at 25.00
Cheesecakes start at 45.00
Cookies start at 24.00 a box
Cupcakes start at 24.00 dozen
Contact Info:

Email: EliteCateringCa@gmail.com
Website: EliteCateringca.com
Instagram: EliteCateringca

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?

Are beaches beautiful, with lots of fun things to do! There are great restaurants such as Meat, Geoffrey’s, The Lobster house. Hollywood would be a great place to go sightseeing.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
ElitecateringCA, wouldn’t be what it is today without the love and support of my Spouse Terrence Robinson and my 4 amazing kids ( Nevaeh, Lauryn, Daniel, and Carlos). They’ve helped me create menus, come up with amazing receipts, and are the best taste testers in the world. My family support means the world to me, there encouragement allows me to dream big and work as hard as I can to make this business a house whole name.

Website: www.Elitecateringca.com

Instagram: @Elitecateringca

Yelp: Elitecateringca

Image Credits
Cashawna Flores

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