Kevin Wassler

Chef Wassler’s culinary leadership began early as a member of Johnson & Wales Culinary Olympic team. Professionally, his career advanced quickly from kitchen manager to executive chef— a title he carried with several successful restaurant chains. Most recently, Chef Wassler served as a business development chef with the nation’s largest broadline distributor where he applied his culinary creativity, operational know-how, and business acumen to create new growth opportunities for his operators.


  • Johnson and Wales University – A.O.S. Culinary Arts; B.S. Foodservice Management

Major Achievements/Awards:

  • Member, the Johnson and Wales Culinary Olympic Team
  • Member, ACF Windy City Chefs
  • Member, ACF Chicago Chefs of Cuisine

Work History:

  • Sysco Chicago, Chicago, IL – Business Resource Chef
  • Rock Bottom Brewery, Warrenville, IL – Executive Chef
  • Valley Forge Brewing Company, Valley Forge, PA – Executive Chef
  • Dock Street Brewing Company, Philadelphia, PA – Sous Chef
  • Gilbert Robinson Restaurant Group (Houlihan’s, Daryl’s, Charley’s Place), New York, North Carolina, and Philadelphia – Kitchen Manager

Favorite Food:

  • Salumi, cheese and Lagunitas IPA

Favorite Minor’s Product:

  • Minor’s Fire Roasted Poblano


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