Chef Chris Walters

Interviewed at the 3rd Annual Spectra Culinary Innovation Summit

Executive Chef Chris Walters of Columbus GA, Convention and Trade Center shares some of the reasons why he loves working at Spectra.


Executive Chef

Chef Christopher Walters was born in London, England and moved to the United States at 17 years old. He studied and refined his culinary craft at West Minster College in London, Johnson & Whales in Rhode Island, and has completed the Pro-Chef II Certification from the Culinary Institute of America. Most recently Chef Chris was recognized as Spectra's 2019 Chef of the Year.

The largest event Chef Walters was involved with was Super Bowl 48, with over 82,000+ in attendance. He has worked with some of the most prestigious and recognized companies and events including Wimbledon, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Trump Plaza, Sandals & Beaches Resorts, Club Med, the Ryder Cup, Turner Field, Georgia World Congress Center, the Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta Motor Speedway, and various hotels throughout the United States.

His love for food can be recognized in his specialty style of Southern cuisine. He also prides himself on the presentation of his plates, as well as his relationships with the guests he is serving.