Chef John McGannon


John McGannon


Graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, New York, 1982

Class President, Gourmet Society Member, and Graduated in Top 5 % of class

Graduate of North Rockland High School, 1977

CURRENT RESIDENCE – 16 Conchita Court Pacifica, CA 94044


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Founder Wildeats Enterprises® Pacifica, CA, 1995 / present Producer of Superior Spice Blends and Rubs, designed for fish and game, Outdoor/Sportsman related Publishing, Outdoor Culinary Adventures, Author/chef/contributing culinary writer to sporting publications.

Director of The McGannon Culinary Group, San Francisco, CA, 1991/current

Cooking Demonstrations, Restaurant consultations, International Guest Chef Appearances

Host of TV’s “Outdoor Cuisine”, Outdoor Life Network, 1996

Author of OUTDOOR CUISINE, Behind the Scene, 1997

National Seminar SpeakerRMEF, FNAWS, MDF National Conventions, ISE Events

Contributing Writer – Bugle Magazine's CARNIVORE'S KITCHEN…Eating Wild, Mule Deer Foundation Magazine – Cuisine Elevation, Outdoor NEWS – Taste of the Wild. Cooking WILD Magazine


Executive Chef – “Valley of the Moon” BOHEMIAN GROVE, Russian River, CA 95-present

Executive Chef – Doros Restaurant, San Francisco, CA 1991-92

Executive Chef – Le St. Germain “TOGO”/ Le St. Germain Los Angeles, CA 1984

Executive Chef – Angel City Grill, on Melrose Ave.  Hollywood, CA 1986

Executive Chef -The Original Tramp Of London,  (Private Club) Beverly Hills, CA 1987

Chef Instructor – MACYS’ CHEFS TOUR 1991, San Francisco, Ca. 1991

Celebrity Guest Chef – Kalgin Island Lodge, Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1993

Sous Chef -Le Perigord Restaurant, New York City under award winning Chef Antione Bouterin

Celebrity Guest Chef-Cafe Flipp, American Express Hong Kong Food Festival 1994

Executive Consulting Chef, Sherman’s Bar & Grill  Hong Kong, 1995

Executive Consulting/Developmental Chef, Café Wraps, San Jose, CA 1996

Quadlux Inc. Lead Developmental Chef for proto-type Flashbake Ovens

Cooking Demonstrations – WILLIAM-SONOMA Retail Stores, The Cellar @ Macy’s 1991 Chef’s Tour


Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, life member, former chair, donor,

Mule Deer Foundation, committee member, donor

FNAWS, donor, seminar speaker at National convention

Safari Club International Contributor and member

California Deer Assc. member, donor

California Water Fowl, Ducks Unlimited, contributor, donor

Colorado Wildlife Federation, donor and member

National Wild Turkey Federation, donor, member


March of Dimes, Muscular Dystrophy, The M.S. Society, and The Newark School for the Blind, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Field of Dreams, Wilderness Unlimited Foundation       

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