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About Sweet Marie's Hawaii

Marie Cassel is Chef /Owner of Sweet Marie's Hawaii. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Marie's passion for fine food & wine inspired her to explore a culinary career. 

In 1982 her career accelerated at the Reading Terminal Market as Catering Chef for The American Ballet Company.  In 1985 Marie moved to Los Angeles California to pursue a career in Motion Picture Catering.

In 1988 Marie decided to further her culinary education and enrolled at University Los Angeles California in their Culinary Arts Program.  Marie spent two years studying Classic French cooking techniques and the fine art & science of food & wine.  Marie was the Chef for two years at Bluewaters Terrace, a full service caterer and special event center in Redondo Beach, California.

In 1992 Marie moved to Kauai, Hawaii. Several months after moving to Kauai, hurricane Iniki devastated the island.  Marie volunteered to cook and run the Red Cross kitchen in Waimea, preparing 3,700 meals per day for the hurricane victims with the help of many volunteers and one rice cooker. 

In 1993 Marie joined the team at "A Pacific Cafe" for several years.

Marie became passionate about developing Gluten Free and Allergen friendly line once she  was diagnosed with Celiac Sprue in 1998.  She has spent the past 29 years studying different dietary lifestyles, Atkins, Paleo, Keto, The Whole Thirty, Diabetic etc..  Marie has focused her culinary talents on recipe development and testing, catering to a unique clientele whom have certain dietary restrictions. 

Now you can indulge in delectable culinary creations with the comfort of knowing that you are nurturing your mind, body and spirit.


Marie has over 40 years experience in full service "Special Events Planning/ Coordinating. Marie has developed a signature line of Gluten Free Desserts, Sweet & Savories. 

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Our Vision/Mission


Our Vision/Mission is to provide service with Aloha. To tantalize your sense of taste with healthy, nutritious meals and desserts, all the while accommodating your dietary needs and lifestyle in a nourishing, comforting, clean, safe and healthy way with delicious food & desserts, while carefully selecting the finest gluten free ingredients and use of fresh, organic locally grown fruits, vegetables, spices and herbs. 

Stay tuned for our exciting NEW services!


Personalized Creations You’ll Adore! 


We look forward to being of service! With aloha & gratitude, Marie

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