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October 4-6, 2021
Sheraton Denver DowntownDenver, CO

Dontre’al Haigler
Product Development Chef at Denny's


Dontre’al Haigler started as an English major at South Carolina State University before following his true passion in the culinary arts.  He graduated from the Art Institute of Charleston with a degree in Culinary Management.  He gained hands on experience with homestyle cuisine as well as in the areas of deli, pizza, burger production and various international fare while working within the foodservice system at South Carolina State University.  Dontre’al joined the Denny’s Product Development team in 2016. He has contributed to the success of the company with the development and launch of such products as the Co-Reactor pancakes which were a feature of the” Han Solo” movie LTO menu and the seasonal favorite, Double Chocolate Pancake Puppies.

Agenda Sessions

  • Texas Pete® Kitchen Hero Cook-Off

  • Texas Pete® Kitchen Hero Cook-Off Winner Announcement