Chef Cassondra Armstrong is owner and operator of Fab U lux Events Catering, Inc., and has served the Dallas area as a caterer, educator, and executive chef for nearly 30 years.
A culinary artist since the age of 12, Chef Cassondra has continued the legacy of her family’s catering business, forging her own reputation as an innovative chef and community leader. She is best known for her healthier twist on traditional Southern cuisine, maximizing the flavor in her dishes while minimizing harmful ingredients.
Cassondra has been a recurring guest on various television programs such as Good Morning Texas, and has been featured in leading publications such as Ebony magazine, and is a national spokesperson for Lawry's Seasoned Salt. In her work to promote healthier cooking, she has toured with the American Heart Association’s “Take Your Wellness to Heart” campaign, and was selected as a National Ambassador for AHA’s “Power to End Stroke” campaign. She teaches culinary classes at local colleges, churches and hospitals, and runs a culinary program to mentor at-risk youth and rehabilitating adults.
In addition to her full-time business ventures, Cassondra’s pursuits include writing cook books, developing her own cooking show, and creating a grocery store product line called Good2go .
Cassondra is a graduate of El Centro College’s Food and Hospitality Program, has served at the Dallas Hyatt Regency Hotel, and has completed international training in Germany and Hungary. She also holds a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis on management.
Chef Cassondra tops the list as one of the Texas Chef's Move To School with First Lady Michelle Obama Obesity Initiative http://healthymeals.nal.usda.gov/schoolmeals/Chef/SchoolsFeedback.php | National Ambassador for American Heart "Power To End Stroke" | Long Time Volunteer of North Texas Food Bank and Share Our Strength | Site designed by GIANT Multimedia