OUR STORY

From humble beginnings to world class service

Tantalizer is a personal chef and catering service inspired and founded by Chef Cynthia Oyenuga.  Native to Trinidad and Tobago, Chef Oyenuga has mastered the art of creating fine Caribbean cuisine, island-style service, and building a hospitable and warm atmosphere for her clients.  Beyond her advanced culinary skills and over 20 years of industry insight, Chef Oyenuga has spent the last 10 years traveling around the world studying and perfecting the art of international cuisine and world class hospitality.


Tantalizer specializes in Caribbean themed events.  Our clients enjoy the flavors of the islands from the comfort of their home using our specialty bottled sauces, marinades, and rubs. We also cater small parties and large affairs.  Our exotic menu, excellent staff, tropical drinks and our Caribbean vibe will create the perfect setting for your special event.  Tantalizer is excited and honored to provide you with an unforgettable island experience.


Tantalizer’s mission is to service its clients with unmatched hospitality, using the best possible ingredients and products to create our tantalizing Caribbean cuisine.  Tantalizer promises to entertain your soul as well as your palate.



Chef Cynthia Oyenuga is a graduate of Cincinnati State’s Midwest Culinary Institute with degrees in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management.   Cynthia is also a graduate of the Personal Chef Program and is certified by the National Restaurant Association in nutritional cooking, food sanitation and alcoholic beverage service.   Cynthia also holds certifications from the American Hospitality Industry and The City & Guilds of London Institute. Cynthia is a member of the American Culinary Federation.

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