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Executive Chef Argonne National

Hinsdale, IL
April 10, 2022

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Christopher Kaminski CEC CCA



GreatWolf Lodge

Exective Chef /F&B Director March 2020 –Present

Executive Chef Gurnee Illinois

Culinary Support for Wisconsin Dell, Grapevine Texas Sandusky Ohio


Febuary 1997-2013/2016- 2019

Regional Executive Chef Lewis University

Corp Executive Chef Northwestern-Chicago Campus

Regional Chef for Presence Health Fox Valley

Area Chef for Argonne National Labatory

Responsible for the hiring and training of all kitchen staff, as well as responsible for all dining and catering events. The Argonne Guest House is a Hotel Conference Center that has 156 rooms, main dining room for 200, with on and off premise catering. Special events such as wine dinners, cooking classes and Cooking with Chris cable show. Annual sales are approximately Five million dollars

Washburn Trade School

August 2016- Present

Adjunct Instructor

Beverly Country Club

December 2013- January 2016

Executive Chef

Responsible for all club events, outings, and specials events including the 2014 Western Amateur Open.

Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL

October 2001-2015

Adjunct Instructor

Introduction to Culinary Arts

Food Production

Regional American Cuisine

Introduction to the Cold Kitchen

Purchasing and Cost Control.

Notable Events

Seasonal Summer 2001- 2011

Area Chef

Managed the 18th hole sky boxes at the BMW Championship with seating capacity for 800

Managed the 18th hole sky box at FBR Open in Scottsdale, AZ with seating capacity for 1,600.

House of Blues Restaurant

July 1996- January 1997

Levy Restaurant Group: Arlington International Race Course

June 1993 - July 1996


Washburn Trade School, Chicago, IL Culinary Arts Program

Illinois Institute of Art – Bachelors in Culinary Management

South University Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership


Certified Executive Chef

Certified Culinary Administrator

ServSafe food service sanitation instructor

City of Chicago Sanitation Instructor

BASSET Instructor Illinois Liquor Commission

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