John Ricci

Chef Ricci has a diverse and extensive foodservice and marketing background. He has served as corporate executive chef for Alto Shaam and Silesia, manufacturers of foodservice kitchen equipment. His culinary and management skills were rounded out as a chef in training under Chef Anton Wolfe in Hamburg, Germany.


  • St. Petersburg Junior College
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • The Culinary Institute of America, Greystone

Major Achievements/Awards:

  • ACF Milwaukee Chapter
  • Member, Research Chefs Association
  • Board Member, Culinary Programs
  • Advisory Committee, Waukesha County Technical College

Work History:

  • Alto Shaam, Menomonee Falls, WI—Corporate Executive Chef
  • Silesia, St. Petersburg, FL—Corporate Executive Chef
  • Hamburg, Germany—Chef in training under Chef Anton Wolfe
  • Hilton Hotel, St. Petersburg, FL—Apprentice
  • Crows Nest, St. Petersburg, FL—Pantry Chef
  • Breckenridge Hotel, St. Petersburg Beach, FL—Line Cook
  • Hilton Hotel, St. Petersburg Beach, FL—Line Cook

Favorite Minor’s® Product:

  • Minor’s Chipotle Flavor Concentrate


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