Top Private Chef, John Procacci

Top Private Chef

This is my beautiful wife Wendy; we have been married for 20 years and have two children. 

Walt Disney Spa Chef - 1999 - 2002

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Orlando's Best Personal Chef

​Award-winning Chef John Procacci has been a professional chef in the Orlando area for over 25 years and has a reputation of excellence.  He has a gift for culinary arts and loves serving delicious healthy cuisine.  During his career, he has won numerous culinary awards for his healthy inspired cuisine and has been a featured chef in Health, Self & Newsweek Magazines. Originally from Orlando, FL, Chef Procacci began his career while serving in the United States Navy.  While serving in the Navy, he toured the world and quickly ascended from assistant galley cook to the Admiral's Private Chef.  With an honorable discharge he was hired as Chef Tournade at Arthur's 27 (5 Star - 5 Diamond Award Winning Restaurant) than promoted to the first "Spa-Chef" at Walt Disney's Buena Vista Palace Resort and Spa.  As Spa Chef he developed healthy recipes and trained chefs throughout the company; so Disney's guest could have a healthy dinning alternative.  He was than recruited, as the Executive Chef for a natural food restaurant chain, with eight locations.  From there Chef Procacci launched an Organic Whole Foods Cooking School & Catering Company; teaching a hands on approach to healthy cuisine.  He founded Healthy Chef Creations, the first customizable fresh organic nationwide meal delivery service, and served as the Culinary Director for 14 years.  During this time, he developed the first fully customizable fresh organic meal program for families, seniors, pregnant mothers, professional athletes, that catered to special dietary restrictions and diets.  In 2014, he sold the business and now enjoys being Orlando's Best Personal Chef for families on vacation or wanting a catered event in the Central Florida area.

  • FOOD Network -  Awarded "Best Taste" Florida Chefs  2001
  • HEALTH Magazine - Featured Chef Awarded "Best Taste"  2009
  • NEWSWEEK Magazine - Featured Chef Awarded "Best Taste"  2007
  • SELF Magazine - Featured The Healthy Chef 2009
  • USA TODAY - Featured "Glutten Free" Chef
  • Orlando Magazine - Featured Healthy Chef, Healthy Eating Article along with Dr. OZ (see below) 2008
  • Orlando Home & Leisure Magazine 2009- Featured Chef, Wellness Articles
  • SPIRIT Magazine - Featured Healthy Chef 2011
  • Road & Travel Magazine - Featured Chef 
  • Chanel 6 NEWS - Cooking Class on Weight Loss  Link to Video
  • Earth Times Magazine- Featured Organic Chef 
  • Orlando Sentinel - Featured Chef 2005
  • Golden Palm Award - 1999, 2000, & 2001 
  • The Foodie Award “Best Vegetarian”   2000, 2001 
  • The Best of Orlando “Best Vegetarian” 1999, 2000, 2001
  • FOX NEWS - On-going Healthy Lunch Cooking Segments  
  • Food Magazine  “First Spa Chef” at Walt Disney Buena Vista Palace 1997
  • Received celebrity endorsements from NBA stars Grant Hill, Shaquille O'Neal, and professional golfer David Leadbetter. 
  • USN Admiral Award of Excellence while Captains Private Chef, 1991
  • Nutrition and Wellness, American Health Science University
  • AA Degree in Hospitality Management 
  • AA Degree in Culinary Arts School, United States Navy

​Chef John is Top Private Chef catering services for parties.