"Hank saw a light in me that I didn't even know shined within myself. He took that light and made it shine brighter than the sun. His encouraging words helped me climb out of a dark hole. All the skills he has blessed me with I carry them on into everyday life. He taught me to love myself and to cherish everything I'm blessed with."
"In my time with Chef Hank I grew as a chef and a man. He showed how to be more patient and understanding. As a Mentor he helped me understand how to execute and operate as a chef ."
~Chef Stafford Boatman
"He has outstanding charisma and will always look after those around him. With all his experience he is always coming up with innovative ideas. There's so much you can learn from him by simply being around him. He cares about his work and you can tell he is passionate about because he comes in bringing %110 day in and day out. He is a selfless servant leader."
"Hank is an amazing man. He taught me so many life lessons, and instilled so much wisdom in the years I've known him. He has always been a voice of encouragement and faith. As a manager, no one will ever compare. He is professional, yet approachable. He goes out of his way to help in any way he can. His words and faith have given me immense comfort during some of the toughest times of my life. I know I am blessed to know Hank. I wish him the best in everything he does. "
"I had the privilege and honor to work with Chef Hank for many years. His passion, drive, and hard work are unsurpassed. He has been a huge influence throughout my life, and I'm so thankful just to know him."
"Hank gave me a chance in the restaurant business when no one else did. He molds young minds and instills the need for great work to be done. He’s been a coach, mentor and good friend for over 15 years. As one of my first managers in the restaurant business he set the bar high for future managers I would encounter and how I would carry myself as a manager. I’m thankful to know Hank Reid and to have grown from him! "