The white house executive chef is the individual responsible for managing the kitchens and for planning and preparing of all menus and meals for the president of the united states and the first family which includes their private meals their private entertaining and official state functions at the white house in washington d c in the united states. When pépin politely declined the post the elegant and famed francophile first lady eventually hired rené verdon who became the white house s executive chef becoming famous for extravagant dishes like crab lamb and strawberries that he served to honored guests like grace kelley and prince ranieri of monaco.
Honestly this job is just incredibly boring because the president really only utilizes my services to be a glorified fast food delivery girl explained markowitz.
White house executive chef. President donald trump earns 400 000 per year while vice president mike pence makes 230 700 annually. Cristeta cris comerford one of the longest serving white house executive chefs in history has spent more than a decade feeding four presidents and their families and exhibiting her skills for various dignitaries at state dinners and other important culinary occasions. Amador spent time in the navy and.
Kfsn eric amador is a 1988 graduate of fresno high school. White house executive chef elizabeth markowitz has resigned her post claiming that her talents are only called for during rare state visits from foreign dignitaries. The white house has over 400 employees and their salaries range from 30 000 to 400 000.
On friday morning he dedicated his chef s jacket to the graduating class of 2018. Join walter scheib as he serves up a taste in stories and recipes of his eleven years as white house chef under presidents bill clinton and george w. She is the first woman and first person of asian descent to hold the post.
The executive chef is in charge of feeding the president and first family every day catering to official guests at the white house from prime ministers to the egg rolling masses as well as all. Cristeta pasia comerford born october 27 1962 is a filipino american chef who has been the white house executive chef since 2005. Andre rush is a 285 pound tank of a human who has to slit the sleeves of his chef coats to fit them around his now famous 24 inch biceps and who since his appearance behind the president s.
Scheib takes readers along on his whirlwind adventure from his challenging audition process right up until his controversial departure.