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Staff

 
  Shauntia - Operations Manager   Shauntia has been with Queen City Kitchen since September of 2017. Her favorite part of Queen City Kitchen is the family-oriented atmosphere and how everyone is always looking out for one another. Outside of Queen City Kitchen, Shauntia loves to cook and sing and spend time with her husband Tremayne and their two sons.

Shauntia - Operations Manager

Shauntia has been with Queen City Kitchen since September of 2017. Her favorite part of Queen City Kitchen is the family-oriented atmosphere and how everyone is always looking out for one another. Outside of Queen City Kitchen, Shauntia loves to cook and sing and spend time with her husband Tremayne and their two sons.

  LaKisha - Kitchen Manager   LaKisha has been with Queen City Kitchen since September of 2017. Her favorite part of working for Queen City Kitchen is the team, the family atmosphere, and how the position gives her the opportunity to serve others in her community. When not preparing delicious and nutritious meals for Queen City Kitchen she can be found spending time with her four children, writing, reading, dancing and cooking at home.    

LaKisha - Kitchen Manager

LaKisha has been with Queen City Kitchen since September of 2017. Her favorite part of working for Queen City Kitchen is the team, the family atmosphere, and how the position gives her the opportunity to serve others in her community. When not preparing delicious and nutritious meals for Queen City Kitchen she can be found spending time with her four children, writing, reading, dancing and cooking at home.


 

  Robert - Head Chef   Robert started working for Queen City Kitchen in March of 2018. His favorite part of the job are the people that he gets to work with who create a fun and friendly working atmosphere. When he is not cooking at Queen City Kitchen Robert enjoys spending time with his wife Sherrie, playing basketball, and fishing.

Robert - Head Chef

Robert started working for Queen City Kitchen in March of 2018. His favorite part of the job are the people that he gets to work with who create a fun and friendly working atmosphere. When he is not cooking at Queen City Kitchen Robert enjoys spending time with his wife Sherrie, playing basketball, and fishing.

  Dave - Head Chef   Dave has been with Queen City Kitchen for over twelve years and is a retired army sergeant, having served in Vietnam. His favorite part about working at Queen City Kitchen are the guests and their gratitude and how satisfying the job is. He has eight children, seventeen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild with his wife Gwen. When not cooking in Queen City Kitchen’s OTR Kitchen Dave can be found cheering on the Reds, doing church work, and singing in the Cincinnati +100 African American Men’s Chorus.   

Dave - Head Chef

Dave has been with Queen City Kitchen for over twelve years and is a retired army sergeant, having served in Vietnam. His favorite part about working at Queen City Kitchen are the guests and their gratitude and how satisfying the job is. He has eight children, seventeen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild with his wife Gwen. When not cooking in Queen City Kitchen’s OTR Kitchen Dave can be found cheering on the Reds, doing church work, and singing in the Cincinnati +100 African American Men’s Chorus.

 

  Andre - Maintenance   Andre has been a member of the Queen City Kitchen team for five and a half years. His favorite part of working for Queen City Kitchen is how he gets to learn and do a little bit of everything, whether that’s making sure that the facilities look their best or preparing a great meal for guests. When he’s not learning new skills at Queen City Kitchen, Andre plays horseshoe and pool and relaxes at home by watching TV.

Andre - Maintenance

Andre has been a member of the Queen City Kitchen team for five and a half years. His favorite part of working for Queen City Kitchen is how he gets to learn and do a little bit of everything, whether that’s making sure that the facilities look their best or preparing a great meal for guests. When he’s not learning new skills at Queen City Kitchen, Andre plays horseshoe and pool and relaxes at home by watching TV.

  Keith - Maintenance   Keith has been working with Queen City Kitchen for eleven years. His favorite part of the job is the people he works with, the guests who come in, and Queen City Kitchen’s great volunteers. Outside of work, Keith loves singing and watching television, especially The Voice and Clint Eastwood films.   

Keith - Maintenance

Keith has been working with Queen City Kitchen for eleven years. His favorite part of the job is the people he works with, the guests who come in, and Queen City Kitchen’s great volunteers. Outside of work, Keith loves singing and watching television, especially The Voice and Clint Eastwood films.

 

  Margie - Volunteer and Communications Coordinator   Margie joined the Queen City Kitchen team in March of 2018. Her favorite part of working at Queen City Kitchen are the friendly volunteers and getting to know the Walnut Hills and OTR communities. When she is not trying to recruit new Queen City Kitchen volunteers she is probably picking out new books to read at the library, running, or watching or listening to stand-up comics.

Margie - Volunteer and Communications Coordinator

Margie joined the Queen City Kitchen team in March of 2018. Her favorite part of working at Queen City Kitchen are the friendly volunteers and getting to know the Walnut Hills and OTR communities. When she is not trying to recruit new Queen City Kitchen volunteers she is probably picking out new books to read at the library, running, or watching or listening to stand-up comics.

  Duane - Pantry Assistant   Duane has been part of the Queen City Kitchen team for over seven years. His favorite part of the job is the people that he gets to work with and the overall positive work environment. Outside of Queen City Kitchen, Duane is a sports fan, particularly for the UC Bearcats, and also enjoys watching basketball, football, tennis and golf.

Duane - Pantry Assistant

Duane has been part of the Queen City Kitchen team for over seven years. His favorite part of the job is the people that he gets to work with and the overall positive work environment. Outside of Queen City Kitchen, Duane is a sports fan, particularly for the UC Bearcats, and also enjoys watching basketball, football, tennis and golf.

  Willie - Cook Assistant   Willie has been with Queen City Kitchen for fifteen years. His favorite part of being a part of the Queen City Kitchen team is the family atmosphere and the community spirit. When not cooking in either the Walnut Hills or OTR kitchen Willie can be found playing cards and dominoes, and spending time with friends and family.   

Willie - Cook Assistant

Willie has been with Queen City Kitchen for fifteen years. His favorite part of being a part of the Queen City Kitchen team is the family atmosphere and the community spirit. When not cooking in either the Walnut Hills or OTR kitchen Willie can be found playing cards and dominoes, and spending time with friends and family.

 

  Lauren - Executive Director   Lauren joined Queen City Kitchen in August of 2017. Her favorite part of working for Queen City Kitchen is the great team of people that she works with and the guests that she meets. When not at Queen City Kitchen Lauren can be found running, (cheer her on in the 2018 Flying Pig Marathon), hiking, doing yoga, drinking local beer, and spending time with friends and family.

Lauren - Executive Director

Lauren joined Queen City Kitchen in August of 2017. Her favorite part of working for Queen City Kitchen is the great team of people that she works with and the guests that she meets. When not at Queen City Kitchen Lauren can be found running, (cheer her on in the 2018 Flying Pig Marathon), hiking, doing yoga, drinking local beer, and spending time with friends and family.