Christian Chefs International - Christian Culinary Academy - Leadership

Instructional Staff

Chef Ira Krizo Ira Krizo, Director / President / Chef-Instructor

Chef Ira is the founder and current president of Christian Chefs International, and Director of the Christian Culinary Academy. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, and has worked in the culinary arts since 1995, mostly in fine dining in France, Australia, Virginia, Colorado, Arizona, Southern California and Oregon. He owned his own fine dining restaurant and loves spending time with his family.

Jim Krieg, Baking & Pastry Chef-Instructor

Chef Jim is a baking/pastry Chef-Instructor at CCA. Jim has a masters certificate from Canyonview Bible Seminary in Silverton, Oregon, where he continued on staff to teach Bible and New Testament Greek. He was also active in the Christian camp ministry of Canyonview Camp for 15 years. Jim taught baking and pastry at Western Culinary Institute in Portland, OR for 12 years and was instructor of the year in 1999. He is presently the executive director of Canyonview Ministries.

Chef Jim Krieg

Curriculum Advisory Board

Karl Guggenmos
MBA AAC, Global Master Chef
University Dean of Culinary Education, Johnson & Wales University

Graham Kerr, The Galloping Gourmet
Celebrity Chef
International Food Consultant, Author & Lecturer

Bob Vaningan
Executive Chef and Cookbook Author

See also Christian Chefs International history/leadership

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