Purple Door Gourmet Kitchen & Catering has only been in business since 2019, but has been in the making for many years. Many struggles and successes have brought Head Chef, Michelle Ayers, to creating her own boutique catering business. Using fresh ingredients and presentation experience, Michelle strives to impress and excite guests by her vibrant but elegant displays.
Born in upstate New York but raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, head chef Michelle Ayers specializes in many different cultures and varieties of food. From corporate lunches to exquisite weddings, Michelle personally customizes every menu for any event. She has earned her reputation for creative menus and recipes throughout many years of being in the food industry. This experienced boutique caterer, is not only known for her fresh ingredients and food safety knowledge but also presentation and food styling. Gourmet comfort food with fresh and colorful flare becomes a powerful pairing with her desire for sharing her talents with community, friends, and family. As Michelle always says “you eat with your eyes first.”