John brings his desire to inspire to the stage and the classroom. He has worked professionally at theaters in the Midwest and in the South, and his plays and poetry have been produced and performed in places as far away as London, England.
His roots in the Southwest and Deep South have informed his unique cooking perspective and John’s dishes have won several competitions in the Central Ohio area.
With a BFA from The University of Southern Mississippi and 2 decades of kitchen and classroom experience, John teaches regular cooking classes at Franklinton High School in Columbus, Ohio. His high school cooking class is designed to teach students the basics of cooking and meal planning while also gaining experience and insight into the cooking industry as a profession.
Chuck Johnson is an author and multimedia producer/performer that uses art to teach and inspire his audiences. His decades of experience as a musician and teacher help blur the lines between education and performance...both in Caravan programs and in his own classes.
With a BS in Family Studies from Ohio University, Chuck uses his extensive background in education to create compelling cooking, music, and photography classes for all ages.
His book, Potty Rock, is a hilarious potty-training story song that combines lush art work with a catchy song and video…and is classroom-tested and certified. As a multi-media artist, he has provided photography, music, and video both as freelance work and in collaboration with other musicians and artists. View more of his work at product614.com