As a culinary graduate of the renowned Highbury College UK class of 1988, Allison began her career as a private chef catering to vacation villas in St. Anton, Austria, Zermatt, Switzerland, and Corsica, France. While working in Austria, Allison met an event planner with a company specializing in conference/corporate event planning and the rock n’ roll industry. This event planner introduced Allison to Eat Your Hearts Out , Europe’s go-to catering company specializing in the entertainment business.
Allison spent seven years with this company, cooking her way around Europe, South East Asia, the Mediterranean, Mexico, Russia, Eastern Europe, and all 50 US states. Clients included Prince, Michael Jackson, Guns & Roses, The Swiss Opera House, The Rolling Stones, Paul & Stella McCartney, and the British Government. While working on the Michael Jackson Dangerous Tour, Allison met her husband Thom, who was the laser lighting special effects designer. Romance sparked, and a year later, the couple were married and relocated to Atlanta Georgia.