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Our Team: Our Team
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Amanda Walsh
The Owner

Amanda Walsh started Cheeser's Palace Cafè with her mother Carol Kayser in 2004. After her mother's retirement in 2010 Amanda became the sole proprietor. Amanda has served on the board for March of Dimes, and the South Lake Chamber of Commerce, chaired the teacher's appreciation breakfast, and has participated in many other boards. During COVID-19 she helped coordinate and distribute meals to those affected by the virus. Her hobbies include amateur photography, loving horse owner, and being a happy mother and wife. She has a passion for food and bettering those around her.

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Isela García
Kitchen Manager

Isela Garcia joined our team in 2012, starting as a dishwasher, and she quickly rose to the position of Assistant Kitchen Manager in 3 years. Now she runs the kitchen staff and handles most of the chocolate work. She is also a part-time college student at the University of Central Florida, working towards her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. We couldn't be more excited about being a part of her future!

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Emma
Aka the "Cheerleader"

What's a food you couldn't stand as a kid but now you can't live without?

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Lemon Blueberry muffins

If we named a special after you what would it be?

The Cheerleader Special would be Lemon, Blueberry, and Ricotta

What's a food that no one could dislike (and if they do they aren't human)?

Cucumbers

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Shannon

If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Fettucini! (anything Italian, really!)

What food do you love that a lot of people might find odd?

Green olives- on anything! (Tacos, salads, pizza, snacks, and dip!)

If the Shannon was on the menu, what would it be?

Loaded Bleu Cheese Ribeye, Cheesy Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, and Corn on the Cob!

For dessert- Red Velvet Cake!!

Citrus Fruits

Tabby

Aka

"The Canadian"

What's a food you couldn't stand as a kid but now you can't live without?

Cabbage

If we named a special after you what would it be?

An all-meat omelet with smoked gouda

What's a food that no one could dislike (and if they do they aren't human)?

Cheese

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Kalen
aka "The Superfood"

What's a food you couldn't stand as a kid but now can't live without?

Onions!!!

If we named a special after you, what would it be?

Extra crispy buffalo wings (all flats) with bleu cheese crumbles

What's a food that no one can dislike (and if they do, they aren't human)?

Chicken Fingers.

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Keisha

What's a food you couldn't stand as a kid but now can't live without?

Avocados

If we named a special after you, what would it be?

Ham and Spinach quiche or

Bacon and Cheddar quiche

What's a food that no one can dislike (and if they do, they aren't human)?

Blueberries 

Nathan 

When did you decide to become a cook?

In the Fall of 2023, I had to escape the responsibility of winning Rookie Teacher of the Year. 

What is your favorite food to cook?

Omelets are very satisfying to create. A nice full omelet looks fun to squish, but we shouldn't squish our friends!

Name the three kitchen tools you can't do without?

Headphones, optimistic thinking, and my friends!

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Peanut butter and Jelly smoothies!
 

What food do YOU love but others think is odd?

OYSTERS!!!!!!!!

If the NATHAN was on the menu, what would it be?

The no-bagel-breakfast sandwich is two hard eggs topped with ham, covered in buffalo sauce, and served with cream cheese on a croissant!!

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Scott

If you could eat one food for the rest of your life what would it be?

Surf and Turf! Especially Steak and Lobster!

If we named a special after you, what would it be?

Capicola Ham Sandwich with Provolone, Egg, Slaw, Tomatoes, and Fries on Sandwich!

What food do you love that most people find odd?

Mushy Broccoli and Green Peas

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Carol

What's a food you couldn't stand as a kid but now you can't live without?

Sushi

If we named a special after you what would it be?

Long Island Omelet

-Organic broccoli florets, fresh sliced mushrooms, crisp bacon, sauteed onions, fresh garlic, ricotta, provolone, mozzarella, and asiago cheese!

What's a food that no one could dislike (and if they do they aren't human)?

Bread

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Jacob

When did you decide to become a cook?

When I got bored of being a dishwasher

What is your favorite food to cook?

Grilled Sandwiches.

Name three kitchen tools you can't do without.

Knife, Spatuala, Spoon

If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Watermelon

What food do you love but others think is odd?

Apple cores

If Jacob was on the menu, what would it be?

The Jacob would be a grilled rye sandwich with turkey, ham, cheddar, mustard, and mayo.


 

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