Orchid Paulmeier is the Chef/Partner of One Hot Mama’s, The Lodge, Marley’s Island Grill, and Abuela’s- located in Hilton Head Island, SC. Her cooking style is influenced by her love of the South and Filipino Heritage. She shows it as well by preparing weekly back of the house “family meals” for over the past two decades. Since Orchid was a Finalist on Season 7 of the Next Food Network Star, she has appeared at many of the East Coasts’ favorite Food & Wine Events. She is also one of Governor Haley’s 2016 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors.
Accolades and Publications
- South Carolina Chef Ambassador (2016)
- Food Network’s “Next Food Network Star” – Finalist (Season 7, 2011)