Whether you are hosting a meaningful gathering at your home or want to create an extra-special anniversary dinner with your own customized menu, private chef and founder of iCook uEat Joey Sienicki is stellar at making blissful culinary memories with his tasty meals. The 25-year-old Tempe resident calls Phoenix Iron Chef winner Mark Tarbell of Tarbell’s a mentor, and Sienicki has studied in Italy and France and can cook any type of cuisine.
He also loves sharing his knowledge, with a blog that’s a wealth full of mouth-watering recipes. Indeed, his lemon ricotta cheesecake with caramel drizzle will have you craving it for weeks. Read on for what inspires his menu, as well as why he’s proud to be a part of the Arizona culinary scene.
What brought you to Arizona?
I’ve lived here my whole life. I was born in Phoenix. I went to Arizona School for the Arts for high school — I play piano and trumpet — and got my degree in architecture at ASU, then went to The Arizona Culinary Institute. Continue reading