A graduate and former instructor at The Culinary Institute of America, Chef Selz is the founder of Chef Selz Inc., a dynamic company that encompasses his public speaking and presentation skills with his love and appreciation of cuisine. His aptitude in research and development with global organizations inspired a division of his company; The Chef Collection, a premier specialty gourmet product line.
His over twenty years of experience and talent as Executive Chef for many multinational companies have led Chef Selz to be one of the most sought-after chef consultants.
Chef Selz and his expertise, have allowed him to serve as personal chef to President Clinton and family at their vacation retreats for two years and to continue to serve as a food preparation and presentation consultant for the United States Navy.
His passion led him to create, executive co-produce, and host one of the Food Network’s much enjoyed show, “Navy Chef Challenge.” This in conjunction with his numerous public appearances on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, and National Network Programs, Chef Selz is a favorite trend setting chef and presenter.
Currently the corporate chef for “Fervor” magazine, his contributions have appeared in many publications including; Rolling Pin, Food Arts, and Chef Magazine. Chef Selz also currently is the host of his weekly radio talk show, “In the Kitchen with Chef Andrew” and Host of his new TV program, “The Emerald Coast Home Design and Cooking Show”.
To further whet fans’ appetites, Chef Selz is the author of “Plank Cooking with Chef Selz” and the soon to be released “The Captains Table”, Navy cookbook. Chef Selz’s fans are also able to keep up with the latest happenings with his blog “In the Kitchen with Chef Selz”.
Chef Selz has been fortunate to cook and entertain for such luminaries as:
Secretary of the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff, Asst. Secretary of the Navy & Numerous Congressional guests. Corporate executives from; McDonnell Douglas; Boeing; UTC Headquarters and many others. In addition he has had the pleasure of working with international dignitaries from; Korea, Israel, China, UAE, Central Europe, Latin America, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
No one can escape the charm and talent of Chef Selz including His Royal Highness B/Gen Turki and His Royal Highness B/Gen Bandar of Saudi Arabia, and Dutch Secretary of Defense to name a few.
Chef Selz is a master of encouragement, creativity and instruction. His ability to educate all skill levels in addition to his auditory and visual presentations about cookery, and culinary knowledge make him the perfect fit for any venue.