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Chef Chris Brown
Executive Chef
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort

Chef Brown has been cooking professionally for almost 13 years. He began as a senior in High School cooking for the local seafood house working the fryers and salad stations. He decided to attend Johnson and Wales University, Charleston, SC and graduated magna cum laude 4 years later. During his four years in college he worked as a chef at many establishments as a temporary worker, and worked the 4 star rated Chillingsworth Restaurant during the summers at home on Cape Cod. The summer of his final year at college he had the opportunity to work at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square and this began his now 8 year career with Marriott. He opened the Charleston Renaissance Hotel, and upon graduation was hired as Manager in Training at the New Orleans Marriott. He was promoted to Assistant Banquet Chef, then to opening Sr. Banquet Chef two years later at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando. He was again promoted to Executive Sous Chef at the JW Marriott, then to Executive Banquet Chef at the Orlando World Center Resort which he managed the largest banquet kitchen in Marriott for almost 3 years. Most recently Chris has accepted the Executive Chef position at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort in Tucson, Arizona.

Chris has been competing in barbeque competitions throughout the U.S. for the last 4 years including the American Royal in Kansas City each of those years. Results with Catalina Barbeque Co. coming in 1st place pork Chandler BBQ Throwdown and Grand Champions Backyard Division. Scottsdale BBQ Competition 1st place anything butt, 3rd backyard chicken, and 5th place Chili.

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