James G. Blanton

Corporate Chef


From luxury resorts to myriad elegant and unique restaurants, James has led the way as an executive chef and innovator in dozens of organizations. Not only does he know how to prepare culinary delights, he also excels in business acumen — keeping quality, brand strength and sales high.

James spent most of his career in Texas, along with some time at an upscale resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. For almost a decade, he was the corporate executive chef for Sysco in Austin. He also wowed customers working for hotels, clubs and restaurants across Austin and Houston. You can hear James’ passion for new trends and techniques and elevated flavor profiles in his interviews with local TV and goodtaste.tv.

Having finished in the top of his class from the American Culinary Federation, James believes in keeping customers engaged with cutting-edge dining experiences.