George Castaneda, CEC®, of Nashville, Tenn., is executive chef for Sodexo Corporate Services’ Healthways World Headquarters, Franklin, Tenn. He graduated from the Chef’s Apprenticeship Program in San Salvador, El Salvador, and studied at The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y. Castaneda has garnered several medals in culinary competitions, and most recently won an individual silver medal at the 2012 Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung (IKA). In addition, he assisted ACF Culinary Team USA at IKA and at the 2010 Culinary World Cup. He is a member of ACF Middle Tennessee Chapter.