Meet The Yakima Team
Chef Shawn Niles - The Fat Pastor
Chef Lara Bodine
Don't let the smile fool you. Lara Bodine isn't playing games when she sets foot in the kitchen. She will take you on culinary adventures your mind would never conceive on its own, with a focus on fresh, organic, and sustainable foods from across the globe. From beginning to end, you'll experience the very best of what her vibrant and fresh point of view has to offer.
Chef Gilbert Kalombo
Gilbert Kalombo is a native of Zambia, South Central Africa. You will be blown away by his ability to elevate the cuisine of Africa, time and time again. And whatever you do, don't relegate him to the cuisine of his homeland. His culinary skills cross cultural boundaries with dramatic flair, making him a multi-threat force in the kitchen.
Tenielle Niles - Brand Integrity & Expansion
You'll find Tenielle Niles engaged in just about every aspect of Fat Pastor Productions, but she is especially focused on brand integrity - quality control and excellence, and the expansion of Fat Pastor Productions into more avenues of influence.
Glenn Bodine - Creative Marketing & Structure
Glenn Bodine is the brains behind the marketing goals of Fat Pastor Productions, working with the Fat Pastor to create marketing strategies and best practices for expanding our vision and mission. Glenn is a master at bridging the gap, structurally, between the kitchen and the community.
Beth Kalombo - Community Engagement
Beth Kalombo is a force in carrying our efforts into the community, and bringing awareness of our efforts and offerings. She is engaged in multiple efforts within the community and around the world, with a heart that beats for social and economic change.
Dawn Amazzalorso - Functional Efficiency
Every team needs a committed member who causes functional efficiency at every level. Dawn takes care of our team and our guests with great dedication, making sure that we are able to operate and effectively.