Chef Ed Leonard is an award-winning chef, culinary gold medalist, author, and international lecturer. He is one of only 73 Certified Master Chefs in the country. As the winner of over 50 gold medals in cookery, he is globally recognized as a distinguished culinary leader and a true agent of change. Further, he has an established legacy of chefs who have trained under him and built impressive careers of their own. His mentorship has even helped four chefs pass the grueling 8-day CMC exam, which has an estimated pass rate of just 27%! In this episode Chef Ed talks about what food and building a culture of excellence in the kitchen means to him.