​Personal Chefs in a Box

Owner - Whale Tale Restaurant

Personal and Private Chef

Culinary Instructor

Demonstration Chef

USPHL Hockey Chef

Clubhouse Chef

Chief Petty Officer - US Navy Retired

Chef Troy Camacho

National Restaurant Association Certifications

Registered ServSafe Proctor & Certified ServSafe Instructor

Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Disposal Certified

ServSafe Alcohol (Primary & Advanced) Trainer

Hospitality and Restaurant Management

ManageFirst Professional® (MFP)

Human Resources Management

Controlling Foodservice Costs

Inventory and Purchasing

Food Protection Manager



AllerTrain Certified

Managing Food Allergens & Gluten in Commercial Settings

Culinary Awards

Distinguished Performance in Baking

Distinguished Performance in Pastry Arts

ECPI University - College of Culinary Arts

Faculty of the Year for 2015

Virginia Career College Association

2015 Teacher of the Year

Culinary Membership

American Personal & Private Chef Association

American Culinary Federation


Associates of Applied Science in Business Administration

Associates of Applied Science in Culinary Science

(Summa Cum Laude)

Bachelors of Science in Business Administration

Casual Gourmet Program Director & Culinary Arts Instructor

Culinary Institute of Virginia

Military Veteran ~ 23 yrs retired U.S. Navy Submariner