Chef Zac Jenkins

Chef Zac Jenkins

Culinary Arts Instructor

Zac Jenkins is a classically trained chef who began his career at The Art Institute of Nashville in 2011 with a 2012 guest appearance on Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race”. Since then he has worked on nearly a dozen food trucks, honing his new passion and knowledge and was the owner of Semper Sliders in Nashville for 6 years. He has since closed the restaurant and become a culinary instructor at the Nossi College of Art & Design.

Zac also served as a combat engineer in the Marine Corps from 2001 until 2005, with an ’04 deployment to Afghanistan. He has worked with veteran nonprofits for 12 years and is currently the Lead Coordinator for the veteran suicide prevention organization “Irreverent Warriors” Nashville chapter.

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