Chef Shad comes to Ormond Manor from the New Smyrna Beach area.
After graduating from the American Culinary Federation in 1997, he continued his training under Executive Chefs, earning him the title of Executive Chef in 1999. Since that time, Chef Shad has gained experience with many types of cuisine, from fine dining to casual dining, consulting and menu planning for new concepts, and as a celebrity personal chef.
Chef Shad is passionate about his culinary creations and discovering new flavor combinations to delight even the most discerning palate. He has been featured in Food & Wine and Lifestyle magazines, and his awarding wining dishes include Bread Pudding, Clam Chowder, Poke Bowl, and Oysters Rockefeller. His favorite adage is, "You never work a day in your life when you love what you do,” and he is thrilled to bring his love of preparing flavorful, healthy meals to the residents of Ormond Manor.