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Chef Monty P

Chef Monty P's Awards

Chef Monty P was born and raised in the Bay area. He relocated to Texas in 1984 after attending the acclaimed California Culinary Academy where he was the first Afro-American to graduate at the top of his class. During his career, he has held the following positions: Chef du Banquet - Cliff House Restaurant, San Francisco, CA;  Executive Chef - Amarillo Country Club, Amarillo, TX; Executive Chef - Radisson Hotel, Amarillo, TX; Chef du Banquet - River Oaks Private Club, Houston, TX; Chef du Banquet - Houston Country Club, Houston, TX.

  • 1989 Houston Food Expo: Chicken Fried Steak Cook Off - Blue Ribbon and1st Place

  • 1990 Lake Charles, Louisiana: Gumbo Festival - Blue Ribbon and 1st Place

  • 1991 New Orleans: Seafood Festival - 1st Place for Most Creative Dish

  • 1992 El Paso, Texas: Smoked Meat Contest - Blue Ribbon and 1st Place

  • 1994 Dallas, Texas: Ice Carving Expo - 2nd place for Best Technique   

  • 1999 Amarillo, Texas: Bar B Que Cook off - Blue Ribbon and 1st Place

Chef P currently directs all aspects of Catering by Monty P.

He is  hands on from start to finish and takes tremedous pride in making your event unforgettable.