SplenDishes was created on that very premise.
The MEAL PREP PROGRAM is a wildly local popular program with 3 options to choose from, tailored to the customers convenience. Choose from Weekly Meal Prep, the Dinners Done! Freezer Meal Program or Personal Chef Services, you'll love whatever you choose!
There's no party we can't CATER! Choose from our existing menu or let us create a custom menu for your special occasion.
TEACHING is our favorite part of the business. Our popular Little Chefs After School Program is available in local schools, kids birthday parties, adult cooking parties and cooking lessons are all available.
Our GOURMET STORE carries delicious small batch gourmet sauces, spice blends, mustards, jams, jellies, chutneys and specialty items with recipes you can create using everyday pantry items, making it simple, healthy and convenient for you. Handmade. No Preservatives. High Quality, Organic Ingredients. Gluten Free & Vegan Products. We use only the finest, highest quality (and organic when possible) ingredients for all of our products. Everything is handmade, and packaged immediately to insure their quality and freshness.
Shonali Thomas lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, Eric and daughter, Shaiyla. Her love of food and cooking began in her “mud kitchen” as a child and has flourished into the kitchens of many home cooks around the country.
She is also a caterer, personal chef, teaches cooking lessons and is the Chef/Director of the Little Chefs After School Enrichment Program. She published her second cookbook, "Shonals' Kitchen, A Dose of Healthy Indulgence", in November 2017 and publishesd her first cookbook, “Shonal’s Kitchen, The Eclectic Home Chef” in November, 2007 and in 2009, she started SplenDishes by Shonali (now SplenDishes Kitchen) and began selling her gourmet foods at local farmers markets, gourmet grocery stores and through her online store.
Shonali is also a well-known local TV chef and can be seen cooking on several of Charlotte’s major networks such as FOX 46 and WBTV.
Sharing her love of food and wine, entertaining and inspiring people to cook are just a few of her favorite things.