Will has attended the schools you'll see listed below which includes the famed Culinary Institute of America who's alumni includes world renowned chefs like: Tony Bourdain, Todd English, John Besh, Roy Yamaguchi, Charlie Palmer, Marcel Desaulniers, Chef Rocco, Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes, Iron Chefs Cat Cora and Michael Symon, and several winners of the hit TV series Top Chef.
Houston Alumni include - Bryan Caswell and Ryan Hilderbrand
Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park, New York graduate ’97
Tanté Marie’s Cooking School San Francisco, California graduate ‘89
Ecole Lenotre Paris, France; Chocolate Artistry
The Icing Parlour York, England; Confectionary Arts and English Cake Decorating Technique
Top Tier Sugarcraft Balloch, Scotland; Sugar Artistry and Confectionery Arts
Scuola di Arte Culinaria Cordon Bleu Florence, Italy; Italian cuisine
Mangia Cooking School Florence, Italy; Italian cuisine
Fabilo Zuckerartistik Lucerne, Switzerland; Sugar Artistry with Chef Othmar Fassbind
Houston Community College; Pastry Arts and Bread Baking with Chef Eddy Van Damme
International School of Confectionary Arts Gaithersburg, Maryland; Sugar Artistry with Chef Ewald Notter
Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionary Arts Chicago, Illinois
The International School of Sugar Art Atlanta, Georgia with Nicholas Lodge
After his apprenticeship on St. Croix USVI, Will worked on building his resume by working up through the ranks as a line cook, sous chef, executive chef, culinary instructor/trainer for chefs/media personality for HEB Markets, to his current position as Chef and owner of Your Private Chef.
Chef Will has appeared on Great Day Houston, local TV shows,news casts, and TV commercials. Will has been cooking professionally and teaching people how to cook for over 20 years.
In the "world of catering", he had the honor of working seasonally for famed Houston caterer Jackson Hicks for over 18 years.