Relocated back to New York City from Los Angeles, Rachael has been studying wine and was honored as Employee of the Year at Chef Curtis Stones restaurant, Gwen. She is pursuing the trade of a Sommelier and is a student at The American Sommelier Association in Manhattan.
With 12 years of restaurant and hospitality experience, she is now honing her skills on the finer side of things with a particular passion for wine and how that impacts a guests dining experience.
She is currently on the wine team in Manhattan, NY as an Assistant Sommelier, learning her trade from some of the best individuals in the industry.
Her fiancé continues his skills as a chef, previously working in LA at Maude and Son of a Gun. Currently working in Brooklyn, NY. They plan to travel the planet to work, learn and experience the ever changing world of food and beverage.
She has a passion for hospitality, loving the aspect of turning something as necessary as food into a delicious, emotional and unforgettable experience.
Rachael is a mental health advocate and social activist. She is a suicide survivor and diagnosed with Bipolar 1 and Borderline Personality Disorder.
Previously the Social Media Chair of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), Rachael learned a lot about her community and spread the love and support to those affected by suicide. She also fundraises for the National Alliance on Mental Illnes (NAMI).
She first shared her story publicly at a Survivor Day event put on by the AFSP North New Jersey Chapter in hopes to raise awareness and understanding of what it is to be a suicide survivor and diagnosed with a mental illness. She continues to pursue public speaking in a way to further this cause with the hopes of being trained to speak to elementary and high school aged students, as she has a strong compassion for children struggling with mental health and suicidal thoughts.
Rachael advocates for alternative psychedelic medicine. She supports the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), a research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.
As a researcher of psychedelic micro-dosing, she was interviewed by Paul Austin for The Third Wave, an organization that has a mission to change the way in which mainstream culture perceives psychedelic substances. You can listen to their podcast "Treating Bipolar Disorder with Psychedelics" here.
A self proclaimed psychonaut, Rachael tries to teach the world through her understanding and years of experience using psychedelics as healing medicines via blogging, interviews and public speaking.
A passionate writer, Rachael has published articles at sites such as SimplySxy and AVN. She has accomplished her first written piece of erotic fiction which has been published by Start Midnight LLC in the book Asarotica, curated and edited by Asa Akira. It's available to order online from Barnes & Noble here.
She is continuously working on her first book which will be a memoir trailing her story through a childhood of dark madness and mental illness, trials, tribulations and finally being reborn as a brand new conscious and spiritual being.
She wants to highlight that although she still struggles on a day to day basis, it is possible and there is a higher plain of existence through the pain.
Rachael continues to blog as an outlet for her advocacy and creativity.
A former adult film star, Rachael was a Spiegler Girl - the highest esteemed roster of performers in the industry.
She proudly holds awards including 2015 Inked Awards Starlet of the Year, 2016 Inked Awards Best Scene of the Year and the 2016 Alternative Media Awards Performer of the Year.
Her proud and unadulterated voice as a pervious sex worker sheds light and dismantles the stigma associated with the sex industry. She continues to advocate for and support sex workers rights and women's rights.