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William Yee

Chef Bill Yee
2614 W. Shorb Street, Alhambra CA 91803
(626) 230 5435   bizwind@yahoo.com

Chef Bill Yee is a high honors graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts with an Associates Degree in Hospitality & Restaurant Management and past two-term President of the Le Cordon Bleu Alumni Association.

He joined a Beverly Hills based chef agency and worked in several hundred commercial kitchens including 5-star hotels, convention centers, hospitals, corporate cafeterias, universities, private clubs, major Hollywood events and other venues as a chef and banquet captain for the past 10 years. His experience in those venues included working for companies such as Sodexo, Compass Group, Aramark, Wolfgang Puck Catering, and over 7 years as the weekend omelet station chef for several 5-star hotels in Beverly Hills and Pasadena. He was also their culinary recruiter for 5 years recruiting almost 2000 cooks and banquet servers and the Banquet Server Instructor for that agency. He was invited to be a sous chef in charge of the culinary teams of corporate sponsors AT&T and IBM from 2014 to 2016 at the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia and the past two years as the omelet chef for corporate Netflix in Hollywood. Yee also owns LA Omelets Catering Services and the Alhambra Culinary School in. The school provides professional workshops for home cooks, experienced commercial cooks who needed instruction on what it takes to be a professional chef, and free training for homeless veterans sponsored by US Vets. Chef Yee also has an extensive background in music and is in several professional choral groups and heads up the Alhambra Performing Arts Center as Managing Director for the past 14 years. He provides chef teams for high profile clients including US Foods, LA Greekfest (hosted by Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson), Bobby Flay’s Taste of the World International Celebrity Chef event for the prestigious Breeders’ Cup and others. He is on the Boards of over a dozen colleges and high schools as a Culinary Advisor and is a culinary judge for C-CAP, local and national competitions.

Chef Yee is a recipient of the 2017 CCAC Cutting Edge Award, 2018 CCAC Presidential Professional Chef Award, ACF 2019 National Presidential Cutting Edge Award, 3 times Chef of the Year Award from a Veterans organization, and the prestigious IFSEA 2018 Tonye Tong Lifetime Achievement Award. His previous careers include owner of a mortgage banking firm, part owner of a major home furnishings retail chain in Boston, National Sales Manager for a major Canadian manufacturer, Marketing Director for a commercial real estate development company and the Promoter of the Honolulu Downtown Jazz Festival. Chef Yee is currently the VP North of the ACF Chefs de Cuisine Chapter of Los Angeles, Chef Ambassador for NewChef Fashion and Chairman of the Board at William H. Yee Hospitality Consultants. www.facebook.com/william.yee.16