The Sweet Life Chef

Chef Annie Greenslade

About Chef Annie

The Sweet Life Chef


Chef Annie Greenslade
Classically Trained Culinary & Pastry Chef Instructor

Educating Future Generations of Culinary and Pastry Professionals | Building Successful Culinary Education Programs | Operating Profitable Commercial Kitchens | Developing and Executing Popular Menus and Recipes | Creating Edible Works of Art | Delivering Uniquely Exquisite Caterings and Culinary Events

Highly skilled and classically trained culinary and pastry professional with over thirteen years of culinary field experience and twelve years of teaching experience. A consummate professional with a passion for food and education.  Proven results in delivering culinary educational curriculums to a wide-array of students in both the secondary and collegiate environments.  Ambitious and driven self-starter skilled at cultivating student and peer relationships to achieve meaningful educational outcomes.  Expertise includes:

International Cuisine | Traditional French Cuisine | Grades 6-12 and Collegiate Education | Cake Artistry | Menu and Recipe Planning | Restaurant Management | Culinary and Pastry Competition Judging | Lesson Planning Catering, Banquets, and Private Dinner Parties | Pulled and Blown Sugar Art | Organic Gardening | HACCP
"Love is all we need." - The Beatles


  • 2019 Leavey Award Recipient
  • Certified School Teacher, American Culinary Federation Certified Instructor, ServSafe Certified
  • Texas Chefs Association, Secretary of Dallas Chapter, Le Dames d'Escoffier, Dallas Chapter Member, T
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Oklahoma (OU), Associate of Arts. Le Cordon Bleu College
  • The Sweet Life Chef, Executive Chef, Custom Cakes, Cooking Classes, and Personal Chef for Hire
  • Experienced Public & Collegiate Teacher / Instructor


  • French Techniques
  • Master of Cake Artistry
  • Sautéing
  • Fondant
  • Knife Skills
  • Gumpaste
  • Frying
  • Isomalt
  • Mother and Daughter Sauces
  • Sugar Art
  • Broiling
  • Realism Flowers
  • Braising
  • Chocolate
  • Poaching
  • Sauces
  • Floor Mixers
  • Candies
  • Convection Ovens
  • Electroluxes
  • Deep Fryers
  • Deli Slicers
  • Walk-In Coolers & Freezers
  • Gas Ranges
  • Proofers
  • Rack Ovens
  • Ice Cream Machines
  • Espresso Machines
  • Vent Hoods
  • Automatic Dishwashers
  • Pastry Benches
  • Point-of-Sale Terminals
  • Lesson Planning
  • Time Management
  • Scaffolding Concepts
  • Interdisciplinary Teaching
  • Implementing IEPs
  • Group Lessons
  • Individual Attention
  • Student Relationship Building
  • Community Networking