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Anna Ming Spangler

Anna Ming is a chef trained in French culinary techniques but adds her own Southern and Asian flair to her menus. Growing up in Atlanta, Georgia,  Chef Anna was highly influenced by Southern home-style cooking however, it was her travels to Italy and France that peaked her interest in all-things-culinary.  After graduating from the University of Georgia in Political Science,  Chef Anna moved to New York City to attend The French Culinary Institute.  During and after The French Culinary Institute, Chef Anna worked at Andrew Carmellini’s acclaimed restaurant The Dutch for two and a half years under Chef de Cuisine Jason Hua.  


Chef Anna has an extensive clientele of UHNW private and corporate clients, curating customized menus dependent on likes, dislikes, and dietary restrictions.  She has also catered all types of events from baby showers, to board meetings, to elaborate fundraising dinners. She is a culinary instructor at Sur La Table and enjoys providing cooking classes to corporate or private clients.  Chef Anna's broad experiences enable her to cater menus and culinary experiences for her clients. 


Chef Anna also has media experience having previously worked on ABC’s The Chew, Season 7 as a Culinary Production Assistant in addition to being a recipe tester and photo stylist for Candice Kumai and Jill Donenfeld.   Chef Anna is also a diversified chef as she has a Health Coach Certification from the  Institute for Integrative Nutrition.


Culinary Experience


Commis Chef | The Dutch  - New York City 


Private Chef | New York City

    UHNW Family

Private chef | New York City

    UHNW Family

Culinary Production Assistant | The Chew - New York City 

Recipe Tester | Clean Green Eats - New York City

Recipe Tester | Better on Toast: Happiness on a Slice of Bread - New York City