BROOKSVILLE, FL —Oak Hill Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Evans, Jr., CEC (Certified Executive Chef), CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) as its new Director of Food & Nutrition. Mr. Evans comes to Oak Hill Hospital from Doctor's Hospital of Sarasota where he served as Director of Food & Nutrition Services and as Executive Chef.
Mr. Evans is a graduate of the Academy, American Culinary Arts in Lakeland, Florida, where he graduated top of his class with a 4.0 grade point average. He holds an Associate of Science degree in Culinary Arts from Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) where he graduated with a 3.75 grade point average. He is currently enrolled at PHSC for a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management.
Over the years Mr. Evans has been recognized for many achievements in the culinary arts. He was recognized as Tampa Bay Chef of the Year in 2004 and 2010. He was America's Cup Champion in 2009 and 2010 and was considered to be one of the top 20 chefs in central Florida (2004), and has received many other awards. He is a member of the American Culinary Federation Tampa Bay Chapter, an advisory board member for the Art Institute of Tampa, and an advocacy board member for the Stavros Center for Economic Enterprise at the University of South Florida.