Featured Speaker

Chef Skip Ailstock

Iron Chef Expert

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Chef Skip Ailstock started his career in a popular seafood restaurant in Virginia Beach, VA in 1970 at the age of 12. He started as a dishwasher and then moved to prep and has never looked back. He has an AOS in Culinary Arts, a BS in Restaurant Management and a MS in Educational Computing and Technology Leadership all obtain from and while working for Johnson and Wales University. He has Been teaching Culinary Arts for 25 years. Chef Skips Hobbies include Growing Figs, Pasta and Bee Keeping, Making soap and fermentation (Vegetables and Kombucha)