About us

With Lisa’s artistry and passion for food, and her husband Kevin’s passion for music, it was only natural that they became collaborators-and from that, The Cook and Drummer was born.

The Cook

Lisa is a graduate of the Cordon Bleu in Paris and the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. She has managed some of the nation’s top restaurants and has 18 years of experience as an executive chef and caterer. Her passion for food and flawless service shines through every meal. Lisa will work with you individually to craft the perfect meal for your event. Her specialties include California cuisine and traditional French cooking.

The Drummer

Kevin has been playing drums since he was nine. Born and raised in Paris, France, Kevin has made a name for himself in the Bay Area. As a jazz drummer, he has special connections and relationships with a wide variety of musicians and bands in the North Bay and Bay Area. Whether it’s classical, jazz, rock and roll, contemporary singer-songwriter music, or another genre,Kevin will work one-on-one with you to coordinate the perfect music for your event.

The Servers

Our professional and polite servers are French-bistro trained. They work hard under pressure and are solution-oriented and courteous. We only pick the best, and we cherish and love our people. A good team spirit provides the best foundation for success.