Chef McKenzie Johnson "MJ"

Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts

McKenzie Johnson
Location: Online Programs
Favorite Dish: Pineapple Coconut Curry with Tofu & Rice


Chef McKenzie has been an Executive Chef and a Sous Chef, as well as worked in recipe development. She also worked in sustainable cooking and growing projects for vulnerable children in Rundu, Namibia.

She’s passionate about plant-based culinary arts, including farm-to-table cooking, and loves interacting with her students.

Professional EXPERIENCE

  • Executive Chef - 101 Public House, South Bend, WA
  • Lead Coordinator/Chef - AIM, Rundu Namibia
  • Executive Chef - Hubbards Yellowstone Lodge, MT
  • Sous Chef - La Boucherie, Vashon Island


  • Professional Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu, Seattle, WA

Special Interests

Scootering and roller-skating with my daughter, bodyboarding, skiing, hiking, and growing hydroponic micro-greens… to name a few.

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