Jason is the Chef Instructor at West Ashley High School in Charleston, SC. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of Charleston and the New England Culinary Institute. He has twenty years of foodservice experience, ranging from fine dining and catering to personal chef services and education. Chef Wheless created the culinary program in 2009 to focus on "hands-on" learning to maximize the students' understanding and appreciation of the profession. The students have earned thousands in scholarships, volunteered in countless hospitality roles, completed apprenticeships, and won local, state, and national culinary competitions.