Chef Joseph Koons

Chef Joseph Koons

  • "Culinary Arts Education is the science, history, mathematics, and linguistics around food, culture, and cuisine."  - Chef Joseph Koons

     

    INVESTING OVER 25 YEARS INTO BECOMING A CHEF, CHEF JOSEPH KOONS KNOWS HOW PRESTIGIOUS CULINARY ARTS COULD BE FOR EACH ONE OF YOU.  CULINARY ARTS EDUCATION IS THE WAY TO LEARN AND SHOWCASE YOUR RESIDUAL KNOWLEDGE IN A PRACTICAL FORMAT. COMPETITION IS WHERE YOU BRING YOUR BEST TO SHOWCASE YOUR BEST. CHEF JOSEPH KNOWS, THROUGH HIS OWN EXPERIENCE AND SUCCESS, THAT COMPETITION IS A GREAT EDUCATION LEARNING EXPERIENCE AS TO WHAT YOU WILL FACE IN THE REAL WORLD OF NECESSARY SKILLS OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY, IF YOU EXPECT TO BE THE TOP.

    CHEF JOSEPH COMES FROM BEING MENTORED THROUGH EDUCATION AND CAREER TECHNOLOGY STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS (CTSO) SUCH AS FCCLA, PROSTART, AND SKILLSUSA COMPETITIONS. TODAY, SOME OF HIS TOP MENTORS HAVE INCLUDED IRON CHEF MASAHARU MORIMOTO AND IRON CHEF CAT CORA, AND HE HAS COOKED WITH THE LIKES OF TOP PROFESSIONAL CHEFS FROM WORLD CLASS COUNTRY CLUBS, RESORTS, DINING CLUBS, FAST PACED RESTAURANTS AND OPERATING BUSINESS AS AN ENTREPRENEUR.

    CHEF JOSEPH STARTED LIKE YOU, THROUGH EDUCATION AND ENTERING CTSO COMPETITIONS, AND COMES TO YOU TODAY FROM PREPARING CUISINE FOR THE TOP DIGNITARIES OF THE WORLD SUCH AS TIGER WOODS, PHIL MICKELSON, VIJAY SINGH, CHEF GORDON RAMSAY, DON HENLEY & THE EAGLES, THE CLINTON’S, OBAMA’S, VLADIMIR PUTIN, AND PRESIDENT HU JINTOA OF CHINA (TO NAME A FEW), AND HAS PREPARED CUISINE FOR THE LIKES OF CASTING CREWS OF HAWAII FIVE-0, PRO-BOWL FOOTBALL EVENTS, PGA CHAMPIONSHIPS, AND NUMEROUS PRESTIGIOUS CHAMPAGNE DINNERS SUCH AS, "THE TITANIC DINNER: A BON VOYAGE TO THE FINAL MEAL IN REMEMBRANCE TO THE SHIPS DESCENT TO THE OCEAN FLOOR."

    CHEF JOSEPH, WITH KNOWLEDGE IN FOOD PREPARATION, HAS COLLABORATED QUIK TRIP STORES WITH LOCAL FOOD BANKS ACROSS THE NATION WITH BILLIONS OF POUNDS OF FRESH FOOD GOING TO FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS IN NEED SINCE THE LAUNCH OF THE FIRST PARTNERSHIP IN 2007. CHEF DONATES HIS TIME WITH NUMEROUS FUNDRAISING & FOOD BANK EVENTS TO RAISE FUNDS, MENTORS STUDENTS WITH TOP SKILL TECHNIQUES FOR COMPETITION PREPARATION AND CAREER SKILL DEVELOPMENT, AND DOES SO WITH A HUMBLE HEART TO ONLY SEE PEOPLE RISE, LEAD, AND SUCCEED BEYOND THEIR LIMITATIONS.

    COMING TO YOU FROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO A PRESTIGIOUS LINE OF NATIONAL COOKING COMPETITIONS, EARNING OVER EIGHT-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS EDUCATION, AND FORMATTING COMPETITIONS WITH ELITE FOOD NETWORK IRON CHEFS, I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING EVERYONE PUT THEIR BEST FOOT FORWARD TO ENRICH EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY. I WISH FOR YOU ALL THE BEST OF SUCCESS IN YOUR ENDEAVORS AND PREPARATIONS FOR THIS UNIQUE PROGRAM.

     

    -CHEF JOSEPH