Meet Renee! (and her little helper Oliver)
Hello! My name is Renee Hanna. I am the founder & owner of Silly Spoons LLC. This exciting new venture combines my passions for food and working with children. For as long as I can remember, I've enjoyed being in the kitchen. Whether it was watching and learning from family members or just enjoying meals with loved ones, the kitchen has always been a place I've felt most connected. As my own family grew, dinner time became essential to our every day routine and sharing homemade desserts makes for unforgettable memories. My experiences as an elementary educator opened my eyes to the endless opportunities for learning. My vision is to use the culinary arts to foster self confidence, enrich oral language, develop fine motor skills, enforce math/science concepts, build teamwork, and encourage creativity. All while instilling a life long love for everything culinary!
Gema is a Family & Consumer Sciences High School teacher and has been teaching in New Jersey for the past six years and is now teaching in Bucks County. She has been cooking ever since she was able to hold a spoon, and in 2016 Gema traveled the world for a year. While living in New Zealand, Japan, France and teaching English in Italy, she took a ton of cooking classes in every country she visited. Gema fell in love with the wonderful unique cultures and delicious food and is excited to share this experience with everyone at Silly Spoons.
My name is Amelia Duffy, I’m currently a nursing major hoping to one day be a pediatric nurse. I love working with kids! For the past 4 years I’ve worked with children as a ski instructor. Growing up I was always in the kitchen attempting to help my mom as much as I could. Working for Silly Spoons allows me to work with children and be in the kitchen. Working with Silly Spoons doesn’t feel like work. It is such a fun and welcoming environment. Always enjoyable for everyone. I’m so happy that I get to be apart of Silly Spoons and work along side Renee.