Culinary School Stories

Culinary School Stories is a weekly podcast with engaging interviews that shares the stories of people from around the world that have an association with a culinary school in some way. Every Monday we bring you the best stories from people around the food service world whose lives have been influenced, impacted, touched and/or enriched, for good or for bad, from their culinary school experience. And this Podcast is dedicated to telling their story! From current students and alumni, to faculty and administrators, this interview-style podcast allows for longer, more in-depth, open discussions about issues, stories and tales surrounding culinary school. We hope you will listen in and learn what each of our guests has to say as we talk to them about their relationship to culinary school, as well as their journey, the people who helped them, and their goals and dreams for the future. Join us as we ask and discover, “What’s your culinary school story?” NOTE: This podcast does not endorse the statements made by it's guests; views expressed on this podcast are the opinions of the guests only.

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episode 35: Story #035 - Ashten Garrett


GUEST’S NAME: Ashten Garrett

CULINARY SCHOOL AFFILIATION: Johnson & Wales University, North Miami, FL

BIO: Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Ashten Garrett began his professional culinary career when he was 16 years old washing dishes in a high-end fine-dining restaurant. After graduating High School, Ashten was selected to be on the opening executive board for the ACF Young Chefs Club. He served for two years as the very first ACF Young Chefs Club Eastern Regional Vice President, before accepting his current role as an ACF Young Chefs Club Ambassador.

Chef Garrett attended Johnson & Wales University in North Miami, Florida where he attained an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality & Food Service Management graduating summa cum laude. He then traveled to Italy, Spain and France cultivating his palate and culinary techniques while creating innovative and entrancing dishes. Ashten has been recognized for his multiple culinary and hospitality achievements in various organizations, including the James Beard Foundation, the National Black Chef’s Association, the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and the World Association of Chefs' Societies (WACS).

His most notable accomplishment includes winning on Food Network’s Guys Grocery Games in 2020. Currently residing in Cleveland, Ohio, Chef Garrett is employed at the Marriott International at Key Tower as a senor culinary arts manager where he finds great pleasure creating wonderful culinary experiences for others to enjoy.

Social Media:

Website: www.chefashten.com

Email: letscook@chefashten.com

Instagram:@am.garrett

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ABOUT THE SHOW: Culinary School Stories is a weekly podcast with engaging interviews that shares the stories of people from around the world that have an association with a culinary school in some way. Each episode we bring you the best stories from people around the food service world whose lives have been influenced, impacted, touched and/or enriched, for good or for bad, from their culinary school experience. And this Podcast is dedicated to telling their story!

From current students and alumni, to faculty and administrators, this interview style podcast allows for longer, more in-depth, open discussions about issues, stories and tales surrounding culinary school. We hope you will listen in and learn what each of our guests has to say as we talk to them about their relationship to culinary school, as well as their journey, the people who helped them, and their goals and dreams for the future. Join us as we ask and discover, “What’s your culinary school story?”

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NOTE: If you want to share your culinary school story in a future episode, all you have to do is go to http://www.culinaryschoolstories.com and download the guest questionnaire at the bottom of that page. Once you fill it out, email it back to us. After we review it, we will be back in touch to set up a date and time to talk!

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