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Meet the Dining & Catering Team

Great cuisine begins with a great Chef, and Touro University is fortunate to have one of the top Kosher Chefs in Northern California.  Chef Raymond Nottie with the culinary team strictly follow Jewish dietary law that meets kosher dining requirements while delivering creative menu items made from scratch that appeal to our guests.

 

 

         
   

 

 Chef Raymond Nottie

  Executive Chef & Kitchen Manager
  raymond.nottie@tu.edu 

  707-638-5505

Raymond Nottie, a native of Mississippi, grew up watching   his mom and grandmother cooking in the kitchen, learning   at a young age that cooking comes from the heart.  Chef Nottie, a graduate of Laney College Culinary Arts program, has spent the last 25 years cooking from the heart and infusing his passion into his down-south style of cooking.  Raymond worked his way up through the ranks in the kitchens of Sodexo, Google, Facebook, Whole Foods, and UC Berkley to name a few until he earned his position as Executive Chef. Chef Nottie has led the culinary team at Touro University California since 2013 creating international dishes while adhering to kosher laws.

 

Denis Collins

Event Services Manager
denis.collins@tu.edu

707-638-5886 

Denis Collins was born and raised in Santa Rosa, CA. After graduating from Sonoma State University with a BA in Communications studies, he went to work in the Beverage Catering Industry in San Francisco, CA. From there, Denis entered the event marketing industry and managed mobile marketing events in the Skateboarding & BMX world for the got milk? Red Bull and Mountain Dew brands. His background in event management led him to work with the Napa Valley Wine Industry, The San Francisco Zoo and into Sales & Marketing with Western Espresso coffee in Northern California.

   
   

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