Chef Jet Tila Headed to WHQ For Two Action-Packed Days

Tyson Foods is excited to welcome award-winning Chef Jet Tila to World Headquarters in August! He will join us for two action-packed days of culinary events focusing on conversations, education and cooking. 

We received a tremendous response to our request for recipe submissions and it was quite the challenge to select only three. On behalf of Tyson Foods and Chef Jet, we are thrilled to announce the following team members who will participate in the Tyson Throwdown!

Congratulations to:

  1. Edlynn Raed – Hourly Trainer, Sedalia, Mo.
  2. Maria Pacheco – Accounting Administrator, Van Buren, Ark.
  3. Greg Buckley – Senior Sales Manager, Dakota Dunes, S.D.

They’ll be ready to show off their culinary skills in a live cooking competition starting at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 10. All team members will have access to stream the event live.

Best of luck to our three competitors – Tyson, let’s get ready to throw down!

We’d also like to congratulate Brian Rogers, Director, Risk Finance & Insurance for being the first to correctly guess the name of our celebrity chef.

There will be additional activities team members can participate in either in-person or via live stream. Here’s a list of events:

August 9 at 10 a.m. CT – Join us Live from the WHQ Auditorium for Food for Thought a conversation and Q&A with guest Chef Jet Tila hosted by Amy Tu, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Noelle O’Mara, Group President, Prepared Foods. Team members in the auditorium and on the live stream will also have the opportunity to receive a signed copy of Chef Jet’s latest cookbook.

August 9 at 12 p.m. CTTune in for a lunch and learn hosted by the Asians & Allies Business Resource Group along with a cooking demonstration featuring recipes from the chef’s new cookbook.

August 10 at 11:30 a.m. CTTyson Throwdown with Jet Tila