Chef Geoffrey Michael…
A man whose wizardry in the kitchen is rivaled
only by his wit and the charm he brings to home cooking.
A Philadelphia native
turned self-proclaimed Texan, Chef Geoffrey Michael’s flair for style and
innovation have enabled him to build a professional resume that reads like a
“tour de force” of the nation’s most elegant dining establishments.
Chef Geoffrey’s past accomplishments include:· Youngest Banquet Chef in the history of
New York’s famed Plaza Hotel where he later served as Executive Sous Chef
· Experimental Chef at New York’s Waldorf
· Sous Chef at the New York Hilton
· Executive Chef at New Orleans’ acclaimed
Royal Orleans’s Hotel
After four award winning years in New Orleans, Chef Geoffrey in search of new
challenges, moved to Waco, Texas where he opened a nostalgic restaurant in the
old Water Works building on Valentines day in 1975.
As a regular Waco television personality Geoffrey demonstrated his cooking
skills for thousands of viewers. His down home style and personal warmth made
him a favorite speaker throughout Central Texas.
With a love for the river and his Huckleberry Finn personality, Chef
Geoffrey then moved his base of operations to the River Boat restaurant, Brazos
The Chef now guides his international spice business and travels the great
state of Texas demonstrating his miracle seasonings. When the Chef is not
working, he removes his Tuque and dons his Stetson. He enjoys training
his horses and loves working with his border collie, Jake. The Chef lives
on the Brazos River with his beloved wife Marcia in China Spring, Texas.