Ryan McKay is an acclaimed firehouse cook having appeared on both local and national television, participating in food competitions or hosting them and currently serves as a monthly food contributor for Fire Engineering. Having been born in Orange County, California, lived on Maui, Hawaii and now calling North Georgia home, he has been exposed to many cultures and cuisines. He is a 14-year veteran of the fire service having served first in the California Department of Forestry, Riverside CA, and then currently with Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services, Marietta GA, as a Paramedic/Lieutenant. He is married with two children and considers himself a family man, firefighter and foodie in that order.
Husband of 24 years married to Shari. Father of three awesome Young adults Tanner my oldest is newly married to an amazing young woman Sarah, Tanner is continuing in his desires to serve as a firefighter, Justin Completed College with the hopes of becoming a Swim Coach, Arianna my lovely intelligent daughter is also a phenom in the water now swimming in collage at Eastern Michigan University. I have been a Firefighter for 18 years and have been Crossfitting for the past 8 years. I have been a games competitor for the last 6 years. I have been Truly blessed to be introduced to the Masters Crossfit Community and have made some amazing friends. I Really owe so much to the People who Believe in me