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Jeremy Abbey

Jeremy Abbey

Jeremy Abbey's desire for a culinary career began early in his mother's kitchen. The start of his professional career was as a sous chef in a fine dining establishment. During his four year stay, Jeremy rose to the challenge of training others and running the kitchen with ease. In addition to gaining managerial experience, he began refining his own style of cooking and earned the restaurant a four star rating from AAA of Michigan.

From there, Jeremy studied under a world renowned chef at a well established fine dining restaurant. There he gained the knowledge and precision necessary to bring his already well developed style to another, higher level. Jeremy moved on to a retail food operation where his business and management skills flourished. As a valued team leader for a fast growing company, he learned valuable lessons in motivating a team and a deep understanding for appropriate budgeting and cost development. His next move required him to integrate all of his skills, as he became part of the opening management team for a new culinary approach to hospital food. Incorporating the idea that "you are what you eat," the hospital scrapped the old idea of hospital food and replaced it with fresh, healthy ideas. Jeremy was able to bring his wealth of creative knowledge and financial management skills to assist in the successful future of this program.

While at the hospital, Jeremy also took a teaching position at a culinary school, giving him even more insight into the passionate world of food. He quickly embraced the new opportunity and was soon offered the position of Director of Culinary at a newly opened campus.

In 2010, Jeremy received his Certified Executive Chef certificate and continues to foster his own growth and education within the industry. Jeremy's self developed style is a reflection of the many opportunities he has had throughout his career. His passion for food and the industry he is so deeply rooted in is evident and apparent in all Jeremy sets out to achieve in his final products.