A New Orleans born chef who received his Bachelor of Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Birmingham, Alabama, Felder is a highly regarded, award winning chef recognized for his superlative culinary and management talents. Numerous awards attest to Chef Felder’s expertise. Among them:
- Best Chefs of Louisiana – 2016, 2015
- NOWFE Gold Medal in Poultry and Meat
- 2016 Gambit’s Emerging Chefs Challenge, 1st Place Finish
- Cultural Intern Scholarship at Commander’s Palace
Prior to his arrival as Executive Sous Chef for Centerplate at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Chef Felder held senior culinary positions at New Orleans’ Le Foret, Stella! and Commander’s Palace Restaurants. Local hotel experience includes his role as Chef de Partie at the 4-Star Intercontinental Hotel. As Executive Chef at the Convention Center, Chef Felder will direct the activities of all culinary personnel; providing leadership and development to the Center’s culinary team while ensuring the superior quality of all food and beverages.