Jason Congleton

"First we eat, Then we do everything else."
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
New England Aquarium - Sodexo Culinary Team. Baltimore, Maryland
Support Executive Chef. 1-2 yrs
NFL Experience - Sodexo Culinary Team. Times Square, New York City
Support Executive Chef. 1-2 yrs
ZOO Atlanta Sippin' Safari. Atlanta, GA
Support Executive Chef. 1-2 yrs
The Palms Resort & Casino Opening Culinary Support Team. Las Vegas, NV
Support Executive Chef
Sodexo - Sports & Leisure Division. Virginia Beach
Executive Chef
UNO Pizzeria & Grill. Norfolk, Va
Food & Beverage Manager
Hell's Kitchen. Norfolk, Va
Executive Chef
Williamsburg Country Club. Williamsburg, Va
Sous Chef
Kingsmill on the James. Williamsburg, Va
Chef De Partie/ Station Chef
Johnson & Wales University. Norfolk, Va
A.A.S. Culinary Arts
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Food industry consulting
Food/menu costing
Menu development
Inventory control
Lectures/classes
TV/radio guest appearances
Leadership
Kitchen management
Training
Food, Beer, & Wine Pairing
Staff training
Sustainability
Award winning chef and culinary innovator, Jason Congleton is on a mission to help preserve and celebrate the diverse southern food culture and foodways through locally sourced menu items, as well as dock to table sustainable seafood options.
GALLERY
VIDEO

  • FM99 radio spot
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Sodexo Sustainabiltiy Community of Practice
International Caterers Association
American Culinary Federation
LocalCatch.Org Culinary Advisory Board Member
Sensible Seafood Advisory Board Member - Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Culinary Career Advisory Board Member - Culinary Institute of Virginia
Southern Foodways Alliance
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
  • Sodexo Chef of the Year Award 2018
  • Catersource ACE Award Finalist 2018
  • Spirit of Sodexo Gold Award 2017
  • Sensible Seafood Most Sustainable Dish Award 2017
  • Sensible Seafood Festival Peoples Choice Award 2017
  • Sensible Seafood Festival Judges Choice Best Presentation 2016
  • Sensible Seafood Festival Peoples Choice Award 2015
DISTRIBUTORS
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • Board of Directors - Global - STIHL
  • Congressman Scott Taylor (VA)
  • President & Directors - Capital Concepts, Southeastern Division
  • Board of Directors - PNC Bank of Hampton Roads
  • President & CEO - Anheuser Busch
  • Virginia Aquarium Foundation Board of Directors
  • WHRO
  • National Association of Interpretation
  • USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia
  • Board of Directors - Armada Hoffler Southeast
CLIENTS
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • National Football League (NFL)
  • Board of Directors - Global - STIHL
  • Congressman Scott Taylor (VA)
  • President & Directors - Capital Concepts, Southeastern Division
  • Board of Directors - PNC Bank of Hampton Roads
  • President & CEO - Anheuser Busch
  • Virginia Aquarium Foundation Board of Directors
  • WHRO
  • National Association of Interpretation
  • USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia
  • Board of Directors - Armada Hoffler Southeast
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Jason Congleton
Jason Congleton
jason.congleton@yahoo.com
Virginia Beach, VA
United States

Sodexo
Executive Chef