Chef Randy Smith
Food Fanatics® Chef, South Lyon
Chef Randy Smith is the Food Fanatic in the Detroit Michigan market he, is a graduate of Oakland Community College and has earned a Certified Executive Chef certification. He has also managed kitchens and overall operations at some of the finest hotels, restaurants, and country clubs in Metro Detroit for more than 25 years. Randy has a strong background in new menu development and hoodless and ventless equipment. He is a distinguished member of the ACF Michigan Chefs de Cuisine (MCCA), has held numerous board positions, won an array of culinary awards and is the co-chair of the MCCA scholarship fundraising team. Chef Randy resides in South Lyon Michigan with his wife and twin daughters.
Randy'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.
Randy's Secret Weapons
Spreadable Brie Cheese
Glenview Farms® Spreadable Brie Cheese comes refrigerated and ready to use. It's ideal for everything from gourmet sandwiches to soup, salad, gratin and dips
Slow Roasted Tomatoes
Rykoff Sexton® Slow Roasted Tomatoes are cooked and marinated in oil, garlic, salt and oregano, boasting a flavorful balance between fresh and sun-dried. See more.