Chef Instructor & Catering and Events Chef
Chef Todd Engstrom is a third generation Northern California native with over 25 years experience in the hotel, restaurant, catering and foodservice industries. He attended San Jose State University where he earned a B.S. in Hospitality Management and later received a Distinguished Alumni award. After his undergrad studies, he went on to earn an AOS degree in Culinary Arts from the California Culinary Academy. He was founder and owner of All Seasons Cafe and Catering where he provided private and corporate catering services throughout the Bay Area as well as daily restaurant operations. Prior to this, Chef Todd was the Executive Chef for Cafe Primavera where he oversaw cafe and catering operations at the Tech Museum of Innovation. Being a Northern California native he has a passion for California cuisine and combining local native ingredients with global culinary techniques.