All the way from Mayesville, South Carolina, Racquel E. Collier better known as "Chef Rocky" has been a Professional DJ for five years. The name was given as a joke while having a conversation about her DJ style. A client once said "you always have the right ingredients to get the party started." Since then she has used it as her professional stage name.
As a freshman at Clemson University, Racquel began looking for ways to make cash to get through the semester. After playing music at house parties, a friend challenged her to try DJ'ing professionally. She accepted and five years later she continues to share her talent with as many people as she can!
If she isn't turning the party up, in her spare time Racquel enjoys reading books, researching history, and developing business ideas. She jokes "without a doubt, I am secretly the biggest nerd on Earth!".
"A Whitney Houston track is the perfect dance floor ingredient", she says. My dance floor home runs are always songs that are a mix between dance and sing-alongs.
Racquel notes "Seeing smiling faces and knowing that I contributed to producing a night people will never forget is my favorite part of my job! The view from the DJ booth is an honest representation of how great of a job I am doing. I always aim to do better than the last!"
Her greatest strength is having the confidence to talk to anyone! This quality helps her make the crowd comfortable and warms everyone up to a night of fun! When asked what's something people should know about her, Racquel immediately said she is committed to doing whatever it takes to deliver the best experience!