- Meet Our Culinary Team
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
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 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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