Chef Jose Casals

Food Fanatics® Chef, Key Biscayne

Chef Jose Casals has more than two decades of international culinary experience. He was Executive Chef of the luxurious Forbes 5-Star & AAA 5-Diamond Acqualina Resort on the Beach, Head Chef of the Brown Derby restaurant at Walt Disney World, Studio Banquets and an appointed Epcot Center Food and Wine Festival Ambassador Chef. He is also a tenured professor at Miami Dade College, and his vast background of gastronomy and ever-curious drive to explore has helped him craft one-of-a-kind culinary experiences in France, Italy, Peru, Spain, China, Thailand and South Africa.

Jose'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.