Featured Speaker

Chef Gene Leiterman

Iron Chef Expert

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Chef Gene Leiterman, CEPC, is a certified pastry chef, chocolatier and culinary educator with over 20 years in the industry. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science before making culinary a full time career. He has been a working chef and business owner and has provided culinary leadership for OSUIT as the Dean of the School of Culinary Arts in Okmulgee, OK, Director of Culinary Operations at Exposerve Management Corporation in Tulsa, OK and most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Glacier Confections in Tulsa, OK, before joining Francis Tuttle Technology Center as an instructor then Program Director. He has provided training to the ACF "Adopt a Ship Program" for United States Navy culinarians and competed in culinary competitions both locally and nationally. Gene's hobbies are spending time with family and building a small sustainable farm on his property.