Chef Vollkommer is currently Associate Instructor, International Baking & Pastry Institute, Johnson and Wales University.
He has held teaching appointments at The Culinary Institute of America and New England Culinary Institute, where he developed curriculum and taught classes. During his tenure he participated in the design, implementation and operation of two café facilities that functioned as capstone courses to undergraduate degree programs. His industry experience includes several areas of foodservice, including culinary arts, baking and pastry, food ingredient systems, design consulting and entrepreneurship. As an industry ambassador, he advises a number of ingredient brands and food corporations. His entrepreneurial experience includes opening a multiple location patisserie-café and a retail chocolate shop in New York. In 2005, Chef Vollkommer completed the testing process to earn the distinction of Certified Master Pastry Chef (CMPC) through the America Culinary Federation (ACF). He is one of only four chefs to pass the rigorous ten-day exam to join nine European Certified Master Pastry Chefs with the ACF. Throughout his career Frank has been active in national and international food shows, competitions and events as a competitor, judge and organizer.
At The FIX, Frank has focused on groundbreaking formulation, design, and functional prototyping.