Justin Ward, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts

Faculty Bio: Justin Ward ’88

Culinary Arts
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
Education and Credentials: CEC, CHE

BS, The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Atlanta. AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Professional Experience:
Chef-Instructor, The Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA. Chef/Owner, Hungry Monkey Catering, Atlanta; Harvest Restaurant, Atlanta; Cosecha Restaurant, Decatur, GA. Marketing Associate, Sysco Food Services, Atlanta. Chef, LeGiverny Bistro, Atlanta. Chef Tournant, Brasserie Le Coze, Atlanta. Executive Chef, Chefs’ Café, Chefs’ Grill, Ocean Club, Atlanta.

Bronze Medals, ACF competitions, 2010, 2008, 2007. Silver Medal, ACF-sanctioned Signature Dish Seafood Competition, 2009; ACF Buckhead Beef Mystery Box Competition, 2008; ACF Signature Pork Competition, 2008; ACF Signature Dish Beef Competition, 2008; U.S. Chef’s Open, 1992; Georgia Seafood Challenge, 1989. National Grand Prize Winner, Ocean Spray Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest, 2008; Sutter Home Build a Better Burger Contest, 2003. Gold Medal, ACF Signature Dish Seafood Competition, 2005; ACF signature Dish Chicken Competition, 2005; ACF Sanctioned Signature Dish Beef Competition, 1992. Grand Prize Winner, National Prosciutto di Parma Contest, 2002.

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