Jeff Pitts Chef Instructor, Cincinnati Cooks

January 1, 2013

“In order to rise fast you have to work very, very hard. You do that by taking responsibility for things you’ve done. You take the rear view mirror off and drive away.”

- Jeff Pitts

One of the most inspiring people we’ve ever met is Jeff Pitts, chef instructor for Cincinnati Cooks at the Freestore Foodbank. Watch how cooking helped him turn his life around – and how he uses his skills as a chef to change the lives of his students. Then see how the Cincinnati community has come together to support them all. It’s all here in our fifth episode of City Stories.

To learn more and to support the Cincinnati Cooks program at the Freestore Food Bank, click here.

DIRECTOR: Chaske Haverkos
PRODUCERS: Courtney Tsitouris & Donna Covrett
DESIGNER: Kelly Pennington
Bawe Shinholster, Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment
Chris Burns, Commonwealth
Christian Pietoso, Via Vite
Dan Wright, Senate and Abigail Street
David Le, Pho Lang Thang and Quan Hapa
Jean-Robert de Cavel, Jean Robert’s Table
Josh Treadway, Senate
Matthew Cranert, Quan Hapa
Sean Kagy, Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment
Todd Kelly, Orchids at Palm Court