Jon E. Hill

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Culinary Arts Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8560
 Location: KOM B 131


M.Ed., B.S., A.A.S., and a 4 Year Culinary Apprienticeship.
Grand Canyon University, Univerisity of Phoenix, University of Hawaii, The Greenbrier Resort Culinary Academy

About Jon Hill - Chef Hill joined Estrella Mountain Community College Faculty to develop the culinary arts program in the summer of 2002. He is retired from nearly two decades as a Chef with Westin Hotels and Resorts Inc.

Chef Hill is also the former White House Executive Chef for President Ronald Reagan.

Before joining EMCC, he was the Executive Chef of the Wigwam Resort from 1992 to 2002. He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.Ed.) from Grand Canyon University, a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of Phoenix, and an Associate of Science Degree from The University of Hawaii in Food Service.

Jon is a graduate of the 4 year culinary apprenticeship program at The Greenbrier Hotel Culinary Academy. He participated in the James Beard "Great Resort Chefs 2000 Series" in New York City.

Jon is recipient of the Escoffier Gold Medal in pulled sugar from The New York Food Salon competition. Chef Hill is a Certified Executive Chef with the American Culinary Federation and a Certified Food and Beverage Executive with the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.

Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
CUL105 View class details for Principles of Professional Cooking (CUL105)Principles of Professional Cooking SPR20 TR 8:00am - 12:10pm
JAN 14 - MAR 6
CUL107 View class details for Principles and Techniques of Garde Manger (CUL107)Principles and Techniques of Garde Manger SPR20 TR 8:00am - 12:10pm
MAR 17 - MAY 8
CUL203 View class details for American Regional Cuisine (CUL203)American Regional Cuisine SPR20 WF 8:00am - 1:15pm
JAN 15 - MAR 6
CUL205 View class details for French Cuisine (CUL205)French Cuisine SPR20 WF 8:00am - 1:15pm
MAR 18 - MAY 8