Meet the Chefs

Meet our Chef Instructors here at Dorsey Culinary Academy. This talented team of Chef Instructors are training Michigan’s future culinarians. Many of our Chef Instructors have went on to earn certifications, such as Certified Executive Chef® (CEC®). Take a moment to read more about our outstanding Chef Instructors here at Dorsey Culinary Academy.

Chef Matt Schellig

Chef Matt Schellig

Associate Director, Culinary Arts

Chef John Adamski

Chef John Adamski

Chef Instructor

Chef Darnell Devine

Chef Darnell Devine

Chef Instructor

Chef Shannon Jekielek

Chef Shannon Jekielek

Chef Instructor

Chef Annette Iaquaniello

Chef Annette Iaquaniello

Externship Coordinator

Chef Chuck Kaess

Chef Chuck Kaess

Chef Instructor

Chef James Kokenyesdi

Chef James Kokenyesdi

Chef Instructor

Chef Daniel Martinez

Chef Daniel Martinez

Chef Instructor

Chef Natalia Tarnavsky

Chef Natalia Tarnavsky

Chef Instructor