Mary Angela Miller, MS, RDN, LD
Maria Psoma | Medical School of Athens
Chef Jason Johnson
Executive Chef/Owner of The Gourmet Touch Chef Services & Culinary Educator
Chef Jason Johnson, Certified Professional Chef from Columbus, Ohio, now living in Raleigh, NC, obtained his culinary training and degree from Sullivan University in Lexington, KY after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Kentucky State University.
He has gained many experiences in the culinary industry from high end Country Clubs, Premier Catering, Hotel Banquets & Events, to Nutrition Services at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Farm to Table Restaurant Management as Executive Chef for South Side Roots Cafe. Chef Johnson, also is owner and executive chef of his own Premier Private Chef Service business, The Gourmet Touch Chef Services, where he has had the pleasure of preparing luxury private chef dining & personal chef services to city officials, NFL athletes, celebrities, corporate organizations, and others. Currently, Chef Johnson is utilizing the culmination of his culinary experience and has the privilege of being a Culinary Instructor for a High School in the Wake County Public School System (Raleigh, NC).
Chef Jason also utilizes his knowledge, experience, passion, & purpose to support the community for various local community organizations, such as Chef In Schools iniative, Homeless Families Foundation, Central Community House, The Star House, Urban Farms, Local Matters, F.A.C.C.E.S Columbus, Black Farmers Hub (Raleigh, NC), and healthy food chef demo classes for Cancer Support Community, in which he has had the privilege to serve for last 3yrs. Also, co-instructed a culinary webinar for Villanova University and a culinary nutrition demo speaker/presenter for Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference.
Chef Johnson truly believes in utilizing food as a way to help, heal, and give hope to people.
Culinary Mantra: “Food is Our Common Ground; A Universal Experience” ~ James Beard