Chef Isaac Crawford

Food Fanatics® Chef, Atlanta

Chef Crawford is the Food Fanatic Chef for US Foods in Atlanta Georgia. He has worked diligently in the food industry since he was fourteen years old to climb the ranks. He graduated at the top of his class with honors from the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary College and was promoted to Chef Instructor at his illustrious alma mater. In addition to his endeavors and education, Chef Crawford has also been featured in several noteworthy culinary events including the 2016-2022 PGA Championships, 2019 Super Bowl Tailgate Party and most recently on screen for Netflix hit series "Love is Blend" and Lifetime Television series "Bride & Prejudice Forbidden Love." On the private chef scene, Chef Crawford has serviced numerous celebrity clients including Richard Schiff, Usher Raymond, and Dr. Sanjay Gupta (CNN) to name a few. His culinary accolades include Chef de Cuisine Certification with the American Culinary Federation, of which he served as the 2020-2021 Vice President. Chef Crawford was the Executive Sous Chef at Emory University Hospital where he advocated for the “Farm to Institution” movement and successfully transformed hospital food into medicine for the body, not just for substance. As former lead culinary instructor at RCA, Chef Crawford taught classical cooking techniques with modern day molecular gastronomy to budding future culinarians. Chef Crawford enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys. His favorite activities include swimming, Yoga, CrossFit, and surrounding himself by friends and family.

Isaac's Areas of Expertise

Menu Engineering and Design

Recipients of this badge are well-versed and skilled in all core elements of Menu Engineering including Menu Psychology and Design, Marketing Your Menu, and Implementing Menu Changes within an Operation.

US Foods Online

This badge is awarded to individuals who have demonstrated a high level of proficiency with all US Foods’ proprietary online tools including Menu Profit Pro™, US Foods Inventory, the US Foods Mobile App, Business Analytics Reporting, and the US Foods Ecommerce ordering platform.