Chef A.J Dixon grew up on Milwaukee’s south side. Her late mother Susan, was a great influence into A.J becoming a chef. Susan loved food and loved to cook. A.J grew up in the kitchen, eating and cooking everything her mother created. Chef A.J was at her mother’s side cooking along with her. In 1996, after the death of Susan, A.J made the decision to follow a different path, and in 2000 enrolled in the Culinary Arts program at M.A.T.C. Graduating with a culinary degree, A.J has cooked all over the city of Milwaukee, until following her dream, and opened Lazy Susan MKE, April of 2014.