Andrea was born and raised in Buffalo, NY in a quiet, suburban home. She always loved to travel and wanted to have a career where she could work where people vacationed. After attending Paul Smith's College, Andrea worked in Alaska, but soon returned to the Adirondacks. It was her love of traveling and exotic flavors that shaped her style of cooking. With hard work and a lot of luck, she was able to open SOTE with her friends and family, to see a life long dream realized.
Liz gained her 16 years of experience in the restaurant industry through the school of hard knocks and also attended SUNY Plattsburgh, where she earned a Bachelor's Degree. She has an unparalleled love and passion for creating a memorable dining experience, paired with awesome eats.