Julaine Kiehn, director of campus dining services, says: Jeremy was a NACUFS intern at Ferris State University in 2006 and a culinary intern at Walt Disney World in 2004. At Mizzou, he has developed more than 100 recipes for the residential dining venue, Plaza 900. He also developed recipes and procedures, as well as trained staff, for the six restaurants in our new student center.
Earning a bronze medal in the 2009 NACUFS Midwest Regional Culinary Challenge.
The ability to learn and adapt quickly to change or challenges. I think I also have the ability to have confidence in making a big decision with fewer years of experience.
Find a career that you love because if you don’t love it, you will hate working.
Opening six self-branded retail restaurants at one time. From the menu development and recipe development to the organization of the kitchens and service areas, to training of staff and pricing of the products, I was responsible for a lot. Though it has been a big challenge to overcome, it was one that I knew what I was getting into. I knew that my career would greatly reap benefits from all the highs and lows of taking on such a challenge.
Finishing in the top 10 of a nationwide recipe contest through Premier’s Culinary Creations contest this year. I was rewarded with a trip to Nashville, where Premier was hosting its conference, and received my award in front of my colleagues.
I would like win the 2013 NACUFS Midwest Regional Culinary Challenge, hosted at Mizzou, and become an ACF-certified chef de cuisine.
We were moving a bag of flour and the bottom fell out of it and it went everywhere. I was wearing all black that day.
I was so serious during our chef meetings that I didn’t enjoy when the other chefs were joking around. Once I realized that everyone was there for the same purpose and were just trying to make the meeting fun, I began to ease up and now they joke with me about it because they can’t get me to be quiet.