Meet the Lemon Tree Chefs:
Chefs Jaclyn Perez and Betsy McDonald come together to present Bend with a unique dining experience. Betsy brings to the table, 30 years of professional cooking as well as a Degree from the best Culinary School in the USA, Culinary Institute of America. Jaclyn brings with her a different set of flavors and training in some of the best restaurants in France and Italy. Together, they make an unbeatable team.
Jaclyn and Betsy met while working on mega-yachts, cruising around the world and providing exceptional dining experiences for their clients. The cuisine was completely driven by what was fresh, local and available. Guests were always treated to the specialties of the port of call each day. In this way, Jaclyn and Betsy developed their “Style” of clean, fresh international fare prepared with lots of love!
Now the Chefs are home in Bend….get ready to be loved by two chefs with a passion for cooking, a strong affinity for vibrant world flavors and a desire to serve great food to the people of Bend!