Chef Debbie, is the proprietor of “Cocoa Bean Cafe” and “TaDa! Catering” on Broadway Avenue E., in Redcliff Alberta. She is Journeymen Certified in the Culinary Arts with Red and Blue Seal Designations. Chef Debbie has been in the local hospitality industry for over 25+ years (Anyone remember the Renaissance Restaurant, Black Angus Restaurant, Tuscany Mediterranean to name a few? Chances are you have eaten her creations already!). Chef Debbie’s specialty’s lie in the Italian, Greek, and Western Fusion Cuisines. While she is well versed in the local cuisine, she has a magnitude of experience and knowledge thru her volunteer work and network of chefs all over North America. She takes great pride in ensuring all her dishes are in house made. Chef Debbie is currently working towards her ‘Chef de Cuisine’ (CCC) designation…. And then who knows? Could the “Master Chef” designation be far off?
Cocoa Bean Café has recently opened evenings with a full service menu. Everything from unique Appetizers like the ‘Charcuterie Platter’ to ‘Shrimp and Bacon Bombs’; to Entrees of ‘Prime Rib’ to a ‘Salmon Filet’, all done to perfection with Chef Debbie’s unique flavour profiles and style.
And if you want a truly sinful dessert, you have to try one of her many creations; like house made ice-cream samplers or a wicked dessert called the ‘Banana Bread Grill Cheese (Banana bread grill cheese with brie and chocolate. Then toasted to perfection.) ! The Cocoa Bean Café, recommends starting your meal backwards and having dessert first! – It’s your experience after all – do it your way, and enjoy!
Then pair anyone of these truly fantastic creations with one or more suggested wine, liquor or specialty coffee pairing, to truly complete your experience. The Cocoa Bean Café, is now Fully Licensed, and offers Live Local Music the 3rd weekend of every month. All to better provide a truly enjoyable, relaxing and unique dining experience.
“TaDa! Catering” with their support team can also provide the perfect experience, tailored to your needs and budget. They do it ALL (Indoors/Outdoors): Business Meetings, Corporate Functions, Showers, Weddings, Anniversaries, Graduations, Birthdays, Retirements, Funerals, Conferences / Workshops, Christmas Parties, Special Events, Home Dinners / Family Get Together, Wine Tastings, Stampede Breakfasts and many more. Chef Debbie will cater to any group size, from a single individual right up to 400+. The More the Merrier! All their products are house made. Just give them a call to discuss your next event, wants and needs. Chef Debbie will help you create the perfect experience with their unique TaDa! Style.
With Chef Debbie’s ownership and guidance over the past year, the ‘Cocoa Bean Café’ and ‘TaDa! Catering’ has been able to provide much more than its quaint small cozy atmosphere would let you believe. They provide takeout nourishment to the ‘Meals on Wheels’ program in Redcliff. Provide catering for all events. All the while, continuing the legacy of the Cocoa Bean Café by providing the best unique offerings of Specialty Coffees, Baking, Soups, and Sandwiches. Trust me….you have not had a Cinnamon Bun, until you have had one at the Cocoa Bean Café … They are the Best!
Please watch in the New Year as Chef Debbie is looking forward to providing a complete full service menu all day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) starting in the New Year, to complement the Cocoa Bean Cafés & TaDa! Caterings existing offerings.
Chef Debbie Clauss