Featured Speaker

Chef Jeff Waddle

Iron Chef Expert

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Chef Jeff Waddle started his cooking career at the Westin Hotel Downtown Oklahoma City apprenticing under Chef Rob Ferris, CEC, AAC from 2000 to 2005 working his way up to Executive Sous Chef. He then became a Culinary Arts Instructor at the Culinary Institute of Platt College from 2005 to 2007. He went back into the industry as the Executive Chef at OU Medicine from 2007 to 2010 and then the Director of Dining at Copperlake Estates and Touchmark at Coffee Creek from 2010 to 2018. His last position was Executive Chef at the Renaissance Hotel and Cox Convention Center in Downtown Oklahoma City before becoming a Culinary Arts Instructor here at Francis Tuttle Technology Center.