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Tyler White

Program Manager


Tyler has had over 15 years in the restaurant industry as a sous chef working in private clubs, resorts, full-service hotels, and casual dining restaurants in North Carolina and Knoxville. He has worked with celebrity chefs Tracy Griffith and Darren McGrady, and has cooked for Anthony Bourdain, Paula Deen, and ZZ Top. While working in Knoxville he has prepared meals for groups of over 5,000, as well as preparing food for university presidents and provosts. White has worked for UT Culinary Institute since 2010 and currently teaches for Pellissippi State’s Culinary Arts Program at the University of Tennessee.


M.S. - The University of Tennessee in Retail Hospitality and Tourism 
B.S. - Western Carolina University in Hospitality Management


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