Armond Lanesse is a native of Northern California .This is also where he studied the Culinary Arts at The Culinary Institute of the Arts San Francisco. Upon his graduation Armond started his career with Sodexo a foodservice management company as a Sous Chef.
After sharpening his skills for 4 years Chef Armond joined the Levy foodservice management team. With his many talents Chef Armond and his team were responsible for food service for the Luxury Suites, Locker Rooms, Press and Owners’ Room for the Oakland As’, Golden State Warriors, and the Oakland Raiders. During this time Chef Armond was also chosen to head the Back Stage Catering for Levy which Armond and his team prepared food for Britney Spears, The Rolling Stones, Paul, McCartney, Prince, The Grateful Dead, Elton John, and Madonna just to name a few. Chef Armond as also been a Team Chef for the Grammy Awards, NBA, NHL All-Stars Games, 3 MLB playoff games, the Super bowl ,and the Kentucky Derby. After 7years Chef Armond was transferred to the Racing division where he was place on the NASCAR Travel team where he was responsible for the Luxury Suite Hot Entrée Menu items for Infineon Raceway, Texas, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Charlotte, and Bristol Motor Speedways. Armond left Levy after 9 years of service and Joined the Troutdale Kitchens team where he was the Chef of Troutdale Catering, The Troutdale Café, Café 70,Troutdale at the Bristol Country Club and Troutdale’ Burger Bar. Chef Armond has been with Ben Zandi and the Troutdale team for 8 years and has been a player in a great number of major functions Troutdale has performed. After a 9 years with Troutdale Kitchens Chef Armond moved on and teamed up with the Stir Fry Restaruant Group. He is the executive Chef of Label in Johnson City. Where he stills creates his art of fine cusines!