Chef Frank Turchan – Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

Chef Frank Turchan

Campus Executive Chef – Residential Dining

Department Profile

A master of his craft, Executive Chef Frank Turchan came from Detroit’s elite kitchens to help elevate the culinary experience at Michigan Dining to new heights. Students, staff and guests at catered events benefit from his expertise in menu development and his creativity in designing special dining occasions. With a culinary arts degree from The Culinary Institute of America and training in New York, Chicago and Detroit, he shares his expertise via specialized training for the culinary team, one-on-one mentoring of chefs and oversight for all MDining kitchens. His experience in international and multi-concept dining has been key to the designs of the Central Campus Dining Center at South Quad, North Quad Dining and East Quad Dining. Chef Frank has a deep appreciation for the beauty of simple food — letting the ingredients shine and providing a uniquely memorable dining experience.

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