David is the national culinary arts executive of the International Hotel School (IHS). Originally from the US, he has accumulated a variety of certifications and accolades over the years, including his Le Cordon Bleu Degree at the coveted California Culinary Academy. He has eaten and cooked in restaurants all over the world – including Dubai, London, Australia, Japan and Tanzania…to name a few.  He has eaten brownies with Dan Aykroyd and cooked for Ronald Reagan while having had the opportunity to meet and work with some of the best chefs in the world. He is passionate about hospitality and culinary education in Southern Africa.