Meet The Team

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Paloma Raffle

Co-Founder & Chef

Paloma is a senior at Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, California. In her free time, she enjoys playing the guitar, painting watercolor landscapes, baking, and spending time with her friends and family. In 2017, she took a gap year from school and traveled to 25 countries with her family where she learned about many cultures and how to cook local cuisines. Since then, she has enjoyed teaching other kids about the food of the world through the joy of cooking and eating!

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Caroline Pecore

Co-Founder & Chef

Caroline is a senior at Menlo-Atherton High School in Menlo Park, California. She was diagnosed with celiac disease in eighth grade. Caroline has been teaching online cooking classes for four years. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors, rowing, reading nonfiction, making gourmet dinners for her family, and going on road bike adventures.

Hi! My name is Caroline. I am a senior in high school and was diagnosed with celiac disease five years ago. At the beginning of the pandemic, my friend Paloma Raffle and I started virtual gluten-free cooking classes for with the goal of teaching kids with celiac that they don't have to miss out on eating delicious food! Since then we’ve taught over 600 kids and collaborated with several nonprofit organizations. We are working to continue to expand into the gluten-free community. Our favorite part of teaching the classes is talking with the kids about shared gluten-free experiences in their everyday lives. Because the classes are virtual, students come from all over the country so chatting about the weather can actually be pretty interesting too! 

Our Story

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