jacks Delora

"If I ever become independently wealthy, I would devote my life to event planning!"

Delora just loves a good party! Food, music, dancing are all her hobbies. She's also passionate about ethnic diversity and all we can learn from other cultures. She's worked for nearly 20 years in the field of immigration law, assisting immigrants to come to the US.

jacks Katie

It's All in the Family with Hipcooks & the Mesesans. Big sis Christina has been teaching at Hipcooks since 2012, & has brought her sister aboard, too. Cooking & teaching talent runs in the blood!

Katie's other passions include political advocacy & Audrey Hepburn's quote: "Let's face it, a nice creamy chocolate cake does a lot for a lot of people." Katie says: "Add a glass or two of red wine to that!"

jacks Loreal

"Never fear, butter is here!"  

 Hipcooks OC Manager Loreal is in love with butter, her favorite ingredient. A close second: potatoes. Russet, ube (the purple yams), sweet potato, fingerlings. Mashed, gratin, fried.

"You name it, I will eat it. Just add butter!"