A Family Affair
Since she was four years old, Chef Kirstie Wohlfeil has loved baking. She worked part time at a world-renowned bakery through high school and college, in addition to working as a baker at a wedding cake business. She went on to graduate top in her class from the New England Culinary Institute, where she received the Baker of the Year Award. After graduation, Chef Kirstie worked at The Green Boundary Club, Aiken; The Willcox, Aiken; and The Old Edwards Inn, Highlands, North Carolina, gaining a varied experience of providing fine dining. Chef Kirstie creates unique and flavorful Wedding Cakes, All Occasion Cakes, Pies and Specialty Desserts. Serving Aiken, South Carolina and the surrounding area, she accepts special orders with a minimum of 48 hours notice.
Chef Kirstie’s Mom, Lady Kelly MacVean is an internationally certified Tea Master. Lady Kelly’s experience with tea began as a child, fondly remembering her mother relax with a daily cup. When living in England for three years, she expanded her experience by visiting and researching hundreds of tea rooms to fully absorb the culture. She has earned international tea master certifications from the U.K. Tea Council, International Tea Education Institute and the International Tea Master Association. She is also a certified tea hostess, specializing in various tea ceremonies. Lady Kelly offers over 100 Premium Loose-Leaf Teas, tea accessories and tea education through her website teainspiredlife.com.