Chef Jon White

Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts

Instructor Jon White
Location: Online Programs
Favorite Dish: Cajun Food

"Teaching others how to survive by cooking... I LOVE IT!"

Chef Jon White


Chef Jon has been an Executive Chef and Sous Chef for various Texas establishments, as well as the Owner-Operator of Cajun Cruiser Food Trailer, and recognized as one of the top 5 chefs south of Austin. He’s been featured in magazines and newspaper articles for the chef-inspired quality food coming from a food trailer. Jon also had the pleasure of cooking for a few Food Network chefs and traveling overseas between France and Germany tasting the food and beer.

He’s also worked in recipe development, menu design, and kitchen design.

Jon went free diving for sea urchin in Hawaii to make sushi and did a free dive for hand-caught spiny lobsters in the Florida Keys. He hunts and harvests over 75% of the protein that he eats, whether it be land animals or fish.

Honors, Awards & Affiliations

  • ServSafe® Management Certification

Professional EXPERIENCE

  • Sous Chef/Exec Chef - Lakeline Oaks Retirement Facility, Cedar Park, TX
  • Sous Chef - The Grove Lakeway (Bistro and Wine Bar), Lakeway, TX
  • Sous Chef - Lakeway Resort and Spa (Large resort with three dining options), Lakeway, TX
  • Executive Chef - Bobcat Nation Sports Bar (Texas State University), San Marcos, TX
  • Owner/Operator - Cajun Cruiser Food Trailer (Texas State University), San Marcos, TX
  • Sous Chef - French Quarter Grille, Austin, TX
  • Sous Chef - Gumbo's, Round Rock, TX
  • Line Chef - Wine Country Bistro, Shreveport, LA


  • Associate Degree in Culinary Arts (Food Science), Le Cordon Bleu, Austin, TX

Special Interests

Hunting, fishing, guiding, and barbecuing.

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