Mark Ferrante is a professonal chef with over 15 years experience in the culinary field. Chef Ferrante has been employed in a wide variety of settings in the industry including hotels, private restaurants, and golf and country clubs. Chef Ferrante is a Certified Executive Chef throught the American Culinary Federation and is currently Executive Chef at Skyline at First Hill. A high end multifaceted retirement and healthcare facility in Seattle, WA.
Chef Ferrante earned his Associtates Degee in Culinary Arts from The Art Institute of Houston in June 1998. Prior to this, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Chef Ferrante obtained his Certified Executive Chef ceritification through the American Culinary Federation (ACF) in May 2009. He has also won several gold and silver medals in ACF sanctioned culinary competitions including The Taste of San Antonio, an international culinary event, and A Taste of Elegance, sponsored by the National Pork Board.
Chef Ferrante has served as adjuct culinary instructor at The Wyoming Culinary Acadamy at Sheridan Junior College in Sheridan, WY.
Chef Ferrante has participated in televisionspots for KENS-TV in San Antonio, TX., many public cooking demonstrations and has guided numorous cooking classes. He has privately catered several functions for community non-profit organizations including Habitat for Humanity and Reproductive Health Care of The Bighorns.