Shirley Poliker

Shirley Poliker is the Head Chef and Manager of College Ave Cafe.  Poliker received formal training in Culinary Arts from the French Culinary Institute.

She apprenticed at World-renowned Nobu in New York City and is drawn to the methods of French cooking with a modern flair.

Having lived in Hong Kong and a moshav in Israel, she developed an appreciation for freshly picked ingredients and healthy recipes. 

She brings this perspective to College Ave Cafe through her signature sauces, dressings and delicious dishes.