Nevada Dining proudly announces that their esteemed Executive Chef, Chef Jon Buchholtz, stepped into the spotlight by being featured on a Food Management podcast, FM On Demand with Tara Fitzpatrick. Food Management is a nationally renowned news organization offering culinary and business insights into the food service industry. During this podcast episode, Chef Jon shared the innovative approaches he's implemented at the University of Nevada, Reno. It's clear that his passion for elevating dining experiences is making a significant impact on the University's food service.
With a wealth of 40 years of culinary experience under his belt, Chef Jon is a true master of his craft. Certified as a Chef de Cuisine for 15 of those years, he has achieved remarkable milestones in his career. Chef Jon's impressive culinary journey has taken him to prestigious venues like the James Beard House, where he showcased his skills on a national level. He's not only a talented chef but also a competitive spirit, winning gold medals in two Georgia culinary competitions. Throughout his career, he's shared his expertise with well-known places like Callaway Gardens Resort and the Georgia World Congress Center, one of the country's largest convention centers. Most recently, his unwavering commitment to culinary excellence was acknowledged with the Culinary Award for the West Division at Chartwells Higher Education. As the mastermind behind these impressive achievements, Chef Jon now orchestrates the culinary operations for all Nevada Dining locations on campus.
During the podcast, Chef Jon takes us on a delightful journey through the latest developments in Nevada Dining's program. He delves into the introduction of the Mongolian Grill at Pack Place and the launch of an all-day breakfast concept, BRFKST & Co. Chef Jon also shares insights about the fresh, daily-made grab-and-go items available on campus, campus catering and other intriguing culinary tidbits. Join Chef Jon and the host,Tara Fitzpatrick, as they offer a glimpse into the vibrant campus dining scene at the University. We promise it’s a treat for your ears!