"You don't need ears to cook!"
That's right! Justin Ray Cunningham is a Deaf Chef! Despite his loss of hearing at a very young age, Justin doesn't let his disability limit his expectations!
Born and raised in Griffith, Indiana, Chef Justin's cooking experience begin in the kitchen back in 2007. After years of persistence, Justin worked his way up the line from Dishwasher to Catering Supervisor to Executive Chef to Corporate Chef.
In 2013, he graduated from Purdue University with a BA in HTM (Hospitality and Tourism Management). His strong focus on culinary aspects and self discipline allowed him to then continue his education in Rochester, NY at Rochester Institute of Technology graduating in 2015 with an additional Master's Degree in HTM.
Looking up to the great Gordon Ramsey, Chef Justin strives to excel in all aspects of culinary expertise.
Chef Justin is certified in Food Sanitation and Safety and holds a ServSafe ® Food Protection Manager Certification, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)–Conference for Food Protection (CFP).