Chef Anthony Bussiere
Corporate Chef, Performance Foodservice - NorthCenter
Anthony W. Bussiere is the Corporate Executive Chef for PERFORMANCE Foodservice NorthCenter. He has been in the food service industry for 37 years, the last 6+ years with NorthCenter. He started as an Account Manager with NorthCenter, and has been the Corporate Chef for the more than 3 years.
Chef Anthony has created a unique “Chef’s Presentation” format in his newly renovated kitchen. This new format allows for complete interaction between the Chef, kitchen and dining room staff, owners and managers of food service operations. His kitchen is an engaging, dynamic and interactive setting, in which to share ideas and collaborate on new menu items, food costing, menu analysis and consulting, along with staff training and assessment.
Chef Anthony has an extensive background in many aspects of the restaurant and hospitality industry, working in many establishments from Maine to Florida, California and Massachusetts. He owned his own catering business in Maine for 14 years, creating and coordinating many public and private events from 2 to 5,000 guests. He was also the Chef and Food & Beverage Director of the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, ME for 4 years. He works with the Maine PRO START Culinary Program, serving as the Scholarship Chair and Judging Chef. He is also involved in two ACF chapters in Maine.