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Faculty Bio, Edward Batten

Edward Batten

Associate Instructor

College/School: College of Culinary Arts
Campus: Charlotte
Main college/department phone number: 980-598-1458


Before coming to Johnson & Wales University, Chef Edward Batten '04 was sous chef at Coastal Grill and the Dumbwaiter, as well as a variety of resort hotels in Virginia. He has served as chapter president of the Tidewater, Va., Chefs Association and was voted Chef of the Year in 1999. 

Batten, a native of Virginia Beach, Va., earned both his associate degree in Culinary Arts and bachelor’s degree in Food Service Management at the Norfolk Campus. While living in Virginia, Batten was sous chef at locally noted restaurants such as the Coastal Grill and the Dumbwaiter, as well as a variety of resort hotels. He served as chapter president of the Tidewater Chefs Association and was voted Chef of the Year in 1999.

Certified as a Chef de Cuisine and Culinary Educator by the American Culinary Federation, Batten also holds certifications as Food Service Management Professional from the National Restaurant Association and culinary instructor from the Foodservice Educators Network International.

Degrees
  • A.O.S., Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University
  • B.S., Food Service Management, Johnson & Wales University