Chef Suzanne Prendergast

Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, General Education

Instructor Suzanne Prendergast
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Favorite Dish: Depends on the season!

"I enjoy seeing the light in my students' eyes!"

Chef Suzanne Prendergast


Chef Suzanne brings over 20 years of culinary industry experience in such roles as an Executive Chef, business owner, recipe tester and developer, and food writer. As an entrepreneur, she started her own catering company, Rudy Made Meals, in Boulder, Colorado, and has written food articles for The Examiner Online.

Chef Suzanne has worked in locations spanning from Colorado to Arizona to Connecticut, and even did recipe testing for a vegan fusion cuisine company in Hawaii!
She’s passionate about exploring the world, having visited over 50 countries.

Suzanne loves to take cooking classes wherever she can and specializes in international cuisines, plant-based cooking, baking and pastry, and seasonal eating.

Outside of the kitchen, Suzanne is a hot air balloon pilot and has flown in the U.S., France, Mexico, and Kenya.

Honors, Awards & Affiliations

  • ServSafe® Certified
  • StateFoodSafety Certified
  • TiPS

Professional EXPERIENCE

  • Owner/Chef - Rudy Made Meals, Boulder, CO
  • Executive Chef - The Blending Cellar, Boulder, CO
  • Recipe Tester - Vegan Fusion Cuisine, Hawaii
  • Food Writer - The Examiner Online
  • Caterer - Farelli's, Phoenix, AZ
  • Prep Cook - Hayday Market, Riverside, CT


  • Bachelor of Arts, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Culinary School of the Rockies, Boulder, CO

Special Interests

I am an avid gardener.

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