Leonardo Maurelli III

Father, son, brother, friend, Proud Alabama Chef, Auburn Tiger. We strive to show progress and creativity and talent in the south.
bone in chop, alabama black berry mostarda, oakview farms grilled polenta cake, evoo poached kale
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Auburn University. Auburn, Al
Bachelor Hotel and Restaurant Management
Hamilton's. Auburn, Al
Sous Chef
Amsterdam Cafe. Auburn, Al
Executive Chef
U.S Foodservice. Montgomery, Al
Bilingual Territory Manager
The Hotel at Auburn University. Auburn, Al
Banquet Chef
Chef De Cuisine
Railyard Brewing Co. Montgomery, Al
Executive Chef
Central 129 Coosa. Montgomery, AL
Executive Chef
The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Auburn, Alabama
Executive Chef
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
BOH operations
Food industry consulting
Food/menu costing
Kitchen management
Leadership
Food sanitation
Menu development
HACCP trained/certified
Labor cost management
Staff training
Time management
TV/radio guest appearances
Hot line cookery
Knife skills
Product ordering
Training
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Leonardo Maurelli III
Leonardo Maurelli III
Auburn, AL
United States

The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
Executive Chef


Chef Leonardo Maurelli, III is a native of the Republic of Panama. Chef Leo immigrated to Alabama in the early 1990's and quickly began his apprenticeship in the culinary field, honing his skills under the tutelage of many award winning and world traveled chefs. He is an Auburn University graduate and avid supporter of local farmers, cheese makers, beer makers and artisans. He has been honored as the 2011 Alabama chef of the year by the AHRA, Best Chef South 2014/2015 Best Chefs America, 2014 Honored guest Chef at the United Nations for the IQLA lifetime achievement awards, Founding member and President of the Front Porch Revival, 2nd place USFS Next top Product in Las Vegas along with the WCC, 3rd Place Best Chefs in Alabama competition, and featured in numerous articles by local, state and national magazines, and tv spots.