Research and Development Chef
In 2010, Jay obtained an A.S. degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, NC. In Charlotte, Jay was the recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Visiting Chef Scholarship from Johnson & Wales University the same year. Jay graduated with a B.S. in Culinary Nutrition from Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI in 2013. Prior to and during Jay's academic years he had been working in the food service industry. Jay has been in food service for 7 years working in well-known operations such as Kouzzina by Cat Cora at Walt Disney World in Florida and Famous Dave's in Sandusky, Ohio.
In March of 2013 Jay joined Park 100 Foods as a culinary intern. Due to his skills and dedication, Jay was hired full time as a research chef in September 2013. The knowledge and skills that Jay has gained through his college years and his restaurant experience has prepared him for the challenge of creating custom products at Park 100 Foods.