Chef Andrea draws inspiration from the deep and meaningful relationships Indigenous peoples have to the land, water, plants and animals. Rejecting mass-produced factory-farm food in favor of locally grown and Native-produced ingredients, she creates gourmet dishes that are delicious and healthy. Depending on your interest, she can provide the following services:

Catering Your Event

We offer multiple types of service including plated, buffet, packaged drop off and hors d’ oeuvre.

Personal Chef/Meal Prep

Sometimes you just need a little help and support. Set up a free thirty minute phone consultation and we can customize a meal plan to fit your needs.

The Rooted Andina

Tour Pachamama5280 and chat with Andrea about the land, crops and how we can all contribute to a sustainable ecosystem. Follow her back to The Rooted Andina where you will be immersed in cultural knowledge exchange through food and beverage in a private garden setting. Guests can purchase one or two tables of six for an intimate and exclusive cultural experience.

***Available April through October ***

Cooking Classes

Host a small, intimate group cooking class – Chef Andrea can work with up to six people in a private kitchen space or up to 10 in the comfort of your own home. Virtual cooking classes are also available.

Public Events

Chef Andrea is passionate about education about healthy Indigenous food, culture and history. She gives lectures and conducts cooking demonstrations around the country, including:

  • Navajo Technical University in Crown Point, NM
  • Wild Rose Collective’s Wellness Disruptors Conference in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Community Kitchen in Pittsburgh, PA
  • Diversity Summit at CU Boulder
  • CU Boulder Climate Justice Team, guest lecturer


Chef Andrea has spent 21 years in the food and beverage industry all over the US gaining a wealth of knowledge. While her main focus at 4DC is Indigenous cuisine, she is also well versed in global cuisine.

  • Properly incorporating Indigenous foods into menus
  • Menu design
  • Recipe research and development
  • Training and education
  • Operations set up
  • Waste reduction

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HuffPost: Personal

HuffPost: Personal

HuffPost created an absolutely beautiful Personal video about Chef Andrea and her path of Indigenous foods work. Link...

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