Hi! I'm Aleka Shunk and welcome to my get-together!
Here you will find easy party appetizers, desserts, snacks, cocktails and party tips to help you become the best host you can be! All of my recipes are ideal for parties and most recipes can be make for larger crowds.
Entertaining people is not just about impressing your guests. It's also about making them feel comfortable and welcome in your home so they have a memorable experience.
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More About Aleka
My family and I moved to Sarasota, FL recently but I grew up spending a lot of time in the kitchen of my parent's donut shop in New Jersey. At the time, my grandparents had their own donut shop too. We were a donut family.
Donut, donuts and more donuts...and shockingly, I didn't even like them.
Then as I got older, I waitressed and eventually became the chef and manager. Over that time, I gained more than ten years of culinary experience which is what contributed to my love for the culinary and hospitality world.
I have a masters degree in education and taught middle school math for over 10 years before diving into food blogging full time! I currently live in Florida with my husband Derek and our two crazy boys Calvin and Lucas.
I am also Greek and Yugoslavian so it's all about the food (and music) at our family gatherings! If you joined us on Easter, you would see my yiayia eating the eyeball of the goat we just roasted. 😆
10 Fun Facts About Me
- After teaching for 10 years, I left to follow my passion of food blogging.
- I played D1 soccer in college and for a semi-pro team after.
- My favorite drink is a Manhattan.
- I was married in Mexico.
- I took a culinary course in college as an elective.
- My hubby and I met GZ at the New York Wine and Food Festival.
- I'm an "Irish Twin" and not Irish.
- My biggest pet peeve is hearing people eat cereal.
- I have a weird habit of smelling everything.
- I have a love for essential oils and also run another blog surrounding that.
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If you would like to contact me, you can email me at: Aleka@AlekasGetTogether.com
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