Shayna B Finman is a chef and food justice educator based in NYC.
Chef Shayna worked at L’espalier under James Beard award winning chef Frank McClelland, as well as at Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktail under Top Chef alum Alex Reznik. She has been privileged to stage at some of the best restaurants in the country, including Blue Hill Stone Barn under Chef Dan Barber, Eleven Madison Park under Chef Daniel Humm, and Per Se under Chef Thomas Keller. Shayna extends special thanks to Chef Dan Lenchner of Manna Catering, a mentor from whom she learned so much about the world of kosher catering before opening Red Clover!
Shayna trained at Le Cordon Bleu, she also holds a Scholar Circle Certificate in Rabbinics & Jewish Law from the Drisha Institute, and undergraduate degrees in Business & Fine Arts.
Prior to becoming a chef, Shayna worked in Jewish communal leadership. Her area of expertise includes twenty years spent in kosher food supervision. She brings that wealth of knowledge to serve her clients at Red Clover, planning & executing their kosher events throughout New York, and kosher destination weddings across the US & the Caribbean.