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About Cristina 

Cristina Maria Curp is a blogger, chef and photographer with a background in market research and advertising. Cristina’s formal education includes a Bachelor’s in sociology and anthropology, with a strong focus on research methods. During her college years she also worked at Miami Market Research where she gained experience with leading brands. Later she interned at Frank Worldwide, a boutique advertising agency and had the chance to work on some of their largest accounts like Volkswagen, and pitch new ideas to brands like Tropicana. While she succeeded in that area, the kitchen called to her.

Eventually she left the corporate world to join her mother and sister open Green Gables Café, a farm to table restaurant in Miami, Fl. There she fine-tuned her natural cooking abilities into commercial chef skills while using her networking and marketing experience to promote and grow the cafe’s business.  Her restaurant experience now also includes head chef at Harvest Kitchen in San Diego, and a pop up restaurant; Blue Plate.

The Castaway Kitchen was created in 2015 when she moved to Hawaii and felt the need to continue to share her love of real, whole ingredient food and healthy meals. Starting the blog prompted her to delve deeper into her autoimmune health and so began her healing journey. Two years later Cristina has healed her body through a paleo diet and lifestyle as well as grown a once hobby blog into a business.

Through the use of creative, eye catching recipes and beautiful photography The Castaway Kitchen continues to grow and become a trusted source for delicious recipes, inspiration and community. Cristina’s artistic abilities, combined with her chef skills and marketing background make her intuitively adept at content creation. She’s now worked with various brands to help them create attention grabbing content for their whole food products.  Let her create one of a kind recipes and images for you! Media kit available upon request.


Recipe Development and Photography: One of kind recipes created to highlight your brand, with engaging and professionally photographed images.

Recipe Development: Need specific recipes developed for your product, or need help achieving that winning taste?  Let Cristina work her magic with your brand.

Food Styling: Have recipes, but can’t quite get them to look how you want? Let me cook and style them for you!

Sponsored Content: Your brand + riveting content, shared across The Castaway Kitchen Platform.

Select Past Partners Include:

PRE Brands

Primal Kitchen 

Tin Star Foods

Rootz Nutrition

Pederson Natural Farms

Wente Vinyards


Whole Foods Hawaii 


Let me help your brand reach it’s creative potential, contact me!