Christopher Lindsay

Chef Instructor/Lecturer, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
Expertise: Restaurant management, Food and beverage, Hospitality, Classical French cuisine


Christopher Lindsay focuses on food and beverage restaurant management, hospitality, and the culinary arts. 

Lindsay is an instructor and lecturer at UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hospitality. His diverse background in the field has taken him to several premier establishments dotting the country–the Ritz Carlton in Santa Barbara, CA; the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club in San Diego, CA; and MGM Grand Hotel here in Las Vegas, NV.

Some of his career highlights include serving as the executive chef and program chair for the East Career Technical Academy in Las Vegas, and his role as Chef de Cuisine at the Atrium Restaurant in the Cliff Lodge at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort in Utah during the 2002 Winter Olympics. His culinary prowess also resulted in his recruitment for multiple TV programs, including work as a culinary production assistant for Chef Todd English on TBS. 

Lindsay is currently educating the next wave of Food & Beverage professionals to hit Las Vegas, serving tens of millions of unique tastes from around the world.


  • M.A., Post-secondary career and technical education, UNLV
  • B.A., Culinary management, UNLV
  • A.A., Culinary arts, Salt Lake Community College

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Articles Featuring Christopher Lindsay

People | May 18, 2021

How pandemic-weary Hospitality College faculty, students, and alumni turned uncertainty into an opportunity to innovate toward recovery

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Campus News | November 19, 2020

Reasons for hope aren't just confined to UNLV's academic halls. Here are just a few places where 2020 inspired staff and students to find new paths forward.