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Chef David Arnold, CEC, ACE

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Bio for David Arnold, CEC, ACE

Chef Arnold is a Chef Instructor for the Manatee School Board in Bradenton, Florida.  He holds certifications from the American Culinary Federation as a Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and Lead Accepted Culinary Examiner (ACE).

He has been executive chef/operator of two restaurants in Florida, one a fine dining steak and seafood restaurant and the other a beach community bakery and diner.  His culinary experience spans from opening and operating a large contemporary restaurant in Orlando to operating General Manager of a Country Club.

 He has been classically trained in culinary by the Le Cordon Bleu School with a 4.0 GPA and is a member of Eta Sigma Delta Honor Society.  He also has been certified by the State of Florida as a Certified Food Manager, a ServeSafe Course Instructor and holds certifications from the National Restaurant Association in Cost Control, Supervision, Culinary Arts and Advanced Baking & Pastry.

Chef Arnold frequently appears on local and regional television and radio shows promoting the craft of food preparation and has written numerous articles for newspaper and magazines.

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