Ryan McKay

The Firehouse Chef

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.

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