Meet Our Team
Debra LaRocca-Walker Susanna Jobe-Hughes
Executive Pastry Chef Asst. Manager, Cake Decorator
Chef Debra LaRocca-Walker is a culinary school graduate in Advanced Pastry Arts. In addition to her culinary education, Chef Debra completed 3 years in culinary training in classical French cuisine under a Le Cordon Bleu trained chef. She specializes in classic French and Italian foods, pastries and breads in addition to traditional Southern cuisine, desserts, cakes, cookies and pies. She brings over 35 years of experience in baking and culinary skills to Rocca's Bakery & Confections. Chef Walker is ServSafe Manager Certified in safe food handling practices and is a member in good standing with the American Culinary Federation.
In addition to her pastry/baking experience, Chef Walker has over 25 years of culinary food service experience as an Executive Chef successfully managing restaurant businesses from sit down dining rooms to buffets serving 100 to 1,000 people. Chef Walker will give you a "chef" experience in your home for your special event or given as a gift to family, friends or that 'special someone'. She will prepare and serve a complete meal in your home kitchen for a private party or a romantic dinner for 2. This service is charged by the hour plus menu products and requires a deposit and advanced scheduling. This service pricing includes shopping, meal preparation, set up, service personnel if needed and clean up. We will leave your kitchen sparkling clean!
Susanna Jobe-Hughes is a culinary school graduate specializing in Advanced Pastry Arts. She is a skilled cake decorator and artist and will make your celebration a unique experience! She is ServSafe certified and has several years experience working in bakeries and kitchens.
Gift Certificates are available! Let us do your holiday dessert parties this year!!!
In memory of Chef Walker's son who was a firefighter/paramedic, we honor our military, first responders and law enforcement as well as all active teacher by offering a15% discount on all products and services! Students receive 10% discount!
Thank you for your service!