CHEF/CULINARY SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR

TOBY FREELAND

Chef Toby was a leading chef in corporate dining service in Kansas City spending 10 years with national food service companies including: Kansas City based Treat America and American Food and Vending serving as Executive Chef at many top Kansas City companies including American Century Investments, Cerner Corporation, DST Systems, H&R Block, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and Garmin International.

Prior to his corporate dining experience he gained fine dining, catering and banquet knowledge during 3 years as Chef de Cuisine at the exclusive Mission Hills Country Club in Kansas City, and 2 years as Chef de Cuisine at Ralston Resorts International in Keystone, CO.

Chef Toby has been teaching the future stars of the culinary industry as a full time Chef Instructor and now Program Director at L’Ecole Culinaire Culinary Academy on the Country Club Plaza since joining the school in 2014.