Chef Tony Hanslits

Executive Chef - Indianapolis Campus
  • A.A.S., Culinary Arts - Johnson & Wales University
Role at The Chef's Academy

Chef Tony brings respected experience and innovation to The Chef's Academy. He has resided as Executive Chef over Indianapolis' finest restaurant kitchens such as 14 West, Malibu on Maryland, Peter's Restaurant, Something Different/SNAX Restaurant, Hilton on the Circle, and Woodland Country Club. He was also the Executive Chef and Co-owner of Tavola di Tosa Italian Restaurant and Tosa EuroCafe, located in the hip Indy neighborhood of Broad Ripple.

A 1979 graduate of Johnson and Wales Culinary Institute in Providence, Rhode Island, Chef Tony and his recipes have appeared in numerous publications. He's won numerous culinary competitions including the 2002 Pork Association Taste of Elegance. He was runner-up in the first annual "Iron Chef Competition" to benefit Second Helpings. And most recently, Tony was a finalist in the 2004 Italian Cooking and Living Magazine competition held in New York.