For the Culina, it is very important that we support our local farmers…the kitchen staff is very happy when they are able to use fresh, seasonal, and locally grown produce.

Gisela Pett

Chef and Manager, Culina Mariana Café

Gisela Pett is the Chef and Manager of the Culina Mariana Cafe located at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, nestled in the bluffs of La Crosse, WI. Gisela was born in Germany and relocated to the US twenty years ago, while growing up in Germany she travelled throughout Europe and was taught to cook by her mother, she found her passion in food from travel, and started a new career in culinary arts.


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