About Me

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Hello there & welcome to the Celebration Time NC website! My name is Sarah DeStefano and I am chef at heart who started my specialty food business 2 years ago, after a 30 year career in the chemical industry and software consulting. 


I grew up in the Metro East area of St. Louis, in Granite City, Illinois, but have lived in DeKalb, IL (NIU), Seville, Spain, Chicago, Denver, Munich, Germany, and now reside in the Raleigh, North Carolina area with my husband David and our dog Molly. 

I've had a lifelong love of travel and have always enjoyed trying new foods throughout the world, then returning home and attempting to replicate those recipes. We love cooking and entertaining...all of which led me to the decision to pursue the dream of having my own food business. 


Currently, I am the producer, vegetable cutter, bottle washer, labeler, and social media poster. In addition, I'm a wife, mom, sister, aunt, cousin, niece, friend, and a proud doggie mom!  I am so happy to have arrived at a point where I can share two of my favorite products & recipes with you.

With much gratitude!


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I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities to partner with local farmers, specialty food businesses, and restaurants. Let's connect.


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