Athena M. Bolger FMP/CCC
Formerly of: Coach Insignia
Training: Oakland Community College Culinary Studies Program, Northern Michigan University, All American Bar Trainers, TIPS and Court of master sommelier training.
Inspiration: My Father. He has no formal training, he’s just a great cook.
Favorite item of your own creation: I have been reconfiguring my family recipes brought over from Greece that have been lost over the decades. I have only my memory of my childhood to guide me, I love rediscovering my youth.
Favorite tool: My MAC knifes and my favorite wine key
Favorite ingredients: Lemons, olive oil, artisan cheeses and fresh baked bread
The ultimate job: I have it!
Hobbies: Wine/beer/spirits tastings, any outside activities
If I wasn’t in the culinary industry, what would I be? Vineyard owner and official wine taster