Chef Lazar is an associate instructor at JWU's North Miami Campus, where he serves as the lead meat-cutting instructor.
Chef Lazar remains active in the culinary field and is a member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), which has certified him as a culinary educator and approved him as a culinary evaluator. A past vice-president of the local ACF chapter, Chef Lazar has advised the ACF student chapter since 2000. Other ACF achievements include being named the hospitality chair for the 2002 ACF Southeast regional convention and receiving the ACF Greater Miami Chapter's Achievement Award and 2003 Chef of the Year.Chef Lazar continues to increase his skills by working summers and breaks for the USDA/AMS as a meat certification specialist in the Miami area. A firm believer that students come first at JWU, he was selected in 2004 by the culinary faculty to receive the North Miami Campus' Vollrath Faculty Award.