Roman Coley Davis - The Life of a Chef
From military beret to a chef's toque, he's worn many hats.
Join Chef Roman Davis as he shares his journey from battlefields as a disabled combat veteran to creating change in school nutrition and cuisine at a private school in Texas. He is an advocate for nutrition education and hunger relief, and a lover of a yellow lab named Butters.
About Roman Coley Davis
Roman served alongside elite military units as a human intelligence collector/interrogator and linguist and medically retired from the U. S. Army. Roman followed a passion for feeding folks and entertaining by graduating from Le Cordon Bleu. He now serves as the Director of Food Services for The John Cooper School in The Woodlands, Texas…the best thing next to Houston.
In addition to feeding a large number of young scholars each day, Roman has held a wide range of positions throughout his nearly decade-long culinary career. He competed on Alton Brown’s Cutthroat Kitchen series, and was a guest chef for The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Roman is an advocate for ending child hunger in America. His passion stems from having experienced poverty and food insecurity firsthand. He now serves on the Social Council for No Kid Hungry, and is a periodic contributor to The Huffington Post. Chef Roman is an outspoken advocate for disabled combat veterans through his support of and advocacy for several veterans’ service organizations. Roman is also a member of the IACP-International Association of Culinary Professionals, and The James Beard Foundation.