Cory Summerhays

is a seasoned chef and professionally trained culinary artisan in the Tucson, Arizona, area.

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Cory Summerhays is a seasoned chef and professionally trained culinary artisan in the Tucson, Arizona, area. Introduced to the joys of cooking and food preparation at a young age, Summerhays has followed his passion for meal-prep artistry across the Southwestern United States, creating boundary-pushing, tongue-tingling dishes to communities and thousands of delighted patrons throughout Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Utah and Colorado.

A specialist in cutting-edge Caribbean, French and American cuisines, Cory Summerhays apprenticed with some of the more notable culinary talents in Chicago before relocating to the American Southwest and branching out on his own. It wasn’t long after joining a Nevada Caribbean-themed restaurant that Summerhays established a reputation for culinary experimentation and excellence, setting himself apart for his bold culinary approach and the courage to fuse Caribbean flair and flavors with long-favored American standards.

Since his initial foray into the fast-paced world of professional meal prep, Cory Summerhays has enjoyed successful leadership stints at restaurants in Utah, Idaho and Colorado. One of the newest members of the Tucson, Arizona culinary scene, Summerhays looks to make his mark quickly and bring inspired, delectable, and devastatingly delicious fusion dishes to patrons and foodies throughout the area.

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How Long Does It Take to Be a Chef?
September 28, 2022

How Long Does It Take to Be a Chef?

There are several requirements to become a chef you must meet. The first is to have a high school diploma or GED, which most culinary schools require. A high school diploma usually takes about four years to earn, while a GED can be obtained in three to four months. First, however, you must prepare for […]

September 14, 2022

How Long Does it Take to Be a Chef?

The training time to become a chef can range from a few months to four years. To enter the culinary field, you must have a high school diploma or an equivalent. There are also apprenticeship programs that will give you hands-on work experience. Once you have completed culinary school, you can expect to find a […]

top 10 places to eat
August 10, 2022

The Top 10 Places to Eat in Arizona

The top 10 places to eat, especially in Arizona, are located in different locations. There are a lot of great places to eat, but if you want something a little different, try some of these. There are restaurants in Arizona that are based on the culture and history of the area. Some of the most […]

June 1, 2022

Southwest’s Best Cooking Schools

Cory Summerhays remarked that if you want to be a chef, you should take a course in culinary arts. In addition to classroom work, these schools offer hands-on training. Most of them need full-time study, but some can be done in the evenings or online. This article talks about some of the best cooking schools […]

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