Russell Brackett stands in front of the kitchen at Lincoln Academy on Dec. 20. Brackett, a graduate of Lincoln Academy himself, is the new head chef for the school. (Bisi Cameron Yee photo)

LA Grad, Russell Brackett ’08 Becomes Alma Mater’s Head Chef

by Bisi Cameron Yee for The Lincoln County News

Russell Brackett graduated from Lincoln Academy in 2008. In 2021 he became the school’s head chef. Not bad for a kid from Jefferson who started his culinary career as a dishwasher at Schooner Landing.

While it wasn’t the most glamorous job, Brackett liked working there. Summers were busy and he thrived in the high intensity atmosphere.

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Originally published January 10, 2022 in The Lincoln County News. Click on the link above to read the full article.