Chef Jesus S. Sanchez
Chef Sanchez is one of our Full Time Chef Instructors and has been working at Los Angeles Mission College for 9 years as an Instructional Assistant and over 4 years as a Chef Instructor (Faculty). He has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of the hospitality industry, where he has acquired most of his training working from breakfast, lunch and dinner, to elaborate banquets and elegant seven course fine dining events.
Chef Sanchez has an Associate Degree (AA) in Food Service Management from the Culinary Arts Institute at Los Angeles Mission College and has taken several Continuing Education courses at The Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley California. He has taught several classes such as Culinary Fundamentals I, Culinary Fundamentals II, Baking & Patisserie I, Introduction to Garde Manger, and Purchasing & Receiving. Chef Sanchez was Sous Chef at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village for 8 years and Culinary Consultant for Maynet Communications in Corona, CA.
Chef Sanchez has won several awards and medals from participating in numerous competitions from the American Culinary Federation. He also won a Silver Medal in 2007 from California Cheese Counsel, a Silver Medal in 2008 from California Olive Oil Counsel and a Silver Medal in 2008 for the Alaskan Salmon Counsel Competition. He is also a current trainer for the C-Cap program at Los Angeles Mission College, where he assists and trains high school students. He is an active community member participating in scholarship fundraising banquets, Career Day, Healthy Awareness programs and is currently engaged with the new movement of Vegetarianism, Gluten Free, and Vegan-Raw-Super Foods. Chef Sanchez is a proud member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF).