Award-Winning Chef Charles Carroll On Managing a Country Club Kitchen
Chef Charles Carroll is an award winning-author, eight-time Culinary Olympian, speaker, producer, and Executive Chef of River Oaks Country Club in Houston, Texas.Charles has traveled the world mentoring and speaking to chefs, students, and culinary professionals. He has received over ninety national and international awards, including chapter Chef of the Year in 1988, 2005 and the American Culinary Federation President’s Medallion four times.In 2011 and 2013, Charles organized Operation Honoring Our Troops. With 21 celebrities and a support team, he raised $450,000, produced 8 shows and fed 8,000 troops a home-cooked meal in the middle of a war zone in Afghanistan. He later received the Honorable Order of Saint Martin Award from the US Army for his support of the soldiers based in the Middle East.Listen as we chat with Chef Charles about mentorship, managing a country club kitchen, service, and the current state of the culinary industry.