Frederick J. Tiess,
B.S., C.E.C., F.M.P., C.C.I.
(See Interview with Chef Tiess)
Frederick J. Tiess has taught at Johnson and Wales University since 1995. He was the former Executive Chef at the Founders Inn and Conference Center in Virginia Beach and the Sous Chef at the 5 diamond rated Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia. He has also worked in Palm Beach Florida, Hilton Head South Carolina, and New York City.
Fred holds four national culinary titles, and has earned 3 best in show finishes at culinary competitions along with 12 medals.
He is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University, the Culinary Institute of America, the State University of New York, and the Greenbrier Apprenticeship Program.
His guest list included former President George H.W. Bush, the late John F. Kennedy Jr., the late Isaac Rabin, Comedian Bill Murray, and Dr. Pat Robertson. He can be seen on ABC Family Television on the "Living the Life" cooking segments.