April’s passion began when she was about nine and her mom would call her from work to start dinner. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University in Charleston, April began catering both in Charlotte and Charleston.  April also worked as a personal chef to Carolina Panther Line Backer Thomas Davis, and has prepared other meals and cakes for other celebrities and socialite Anthony Hamilton and Fantasia.  April developed more than 100 cupcakes recipes then opened Butter Cupcakes in 2012. In February of 2016 April opened Butter Tapas. Butter Tapas has been recognized as the No. 2 Hottest Restaurant in Charleston for July & August 2016 per eater.com, Also featured in Charleston City Paper, Thrillist.com, Post & Courier and  Charleston Magazine.  Butter Tapas Pop Up Brunches have become a can’t miss event.   April says that she believes food is enjoyed best when eating with your hands and/or with someone else feeding you.