About Us

Our Story
We realized that often the people teaching food handling safety techniques to chefs and food service professionals alike were not actually in the Hospitality or Food Service Industry themselves.
Our Team
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Principal Partner / Lead Consultant
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Events Staffing Director / Managing Partner
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Event Staffing Manager
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Chef Consultant / Instructor
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Graphic Design
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Chef Consultant / Instructor
Our Clients
"Culinary Cultivations is the only partner to choose when building a restaurant from the ground up. Their professional staff will help you construct, build, and cost a menu. They will help get your staff certified and trained. They are of the utmost professionalism and I would trust them with any size project".
Brad Ritter, Customer Development Specialist
Gordon Food Service®