“If you are not passionate about what you do, do something else!”
Those words are the key ingredients in the world of Glenn Cybulski an Executive Chef with over 25 years of restaurant experience. He has owned 13 restaurants in Northern California and has also consulted on over 50 other restaurant concepts. He has been recognized with over 100 culinary awards nationally and internationally.
Glenn has certainly made a name for himself when it comes to pizza and the restaurant industry. He studied at the prestigious Scuola Italiana Pizzaioli – the oldest pizza school in the world. It was there where he honed his craft and became a certified Italian Pizzaiolo.
He is a seminar speaker and columnist for Pizza Today Magazine and an instructor at the School of Pizzeria Management. He is a frequent lectured at the International Pizza Expo and has been voted as a “Top Ten Pizzaiolo in America” by PTM. Glenn won the Best Pizza in North America Award at the 2007 Citta Di Napoli world pizza competition and was voted World Pizza Champion Member of the Year 2009.
In 2012, Glenn founded Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria along with Joseph Baumel, using his Award winning recipes as the basis for the menu. Persona quickly expanded the brand to 15 Franchise sales.
Glenn has a passion for helping out with causes close to his heart. He is a founding member of Chefs Feeding Kids – a non- profit group made up of professional chefs and restaurant owners dedicated to feeding the undernourished and promoting healthy eating habits. He also teaches healthy cooking habits to children at the Boys N Girls Club of America.
You may recognize Glenn from his extensive television experience as a cooking expert on shows like Fox and Friends on Fox News and interview segments on the CBS Los Angeles affiliate’s morning show and the ABC San Francisco’s View from the Bay. Glenn has also appeared on Food Network’s Glutton for Punishment and on air with KZST Las Vegas Today Radio.