News | Published January 13, 2020

Craig Hamilton named executive chef for Mount Nittany Medical Center

Craig Hamilton, executive chef, Mount Nittany Medical Center

Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the addition of Craig Hamilton as executive chef for Mount Nittany Medical Center.

“I’m excited to be leading such an established and well-regarded nutrition and culinary team,” says Hamilton. “I look forward to upholding superior dining options for our patients, visitors and employees, while using my experience and passion to take our offerings to the next level.”

Hamilton earned his associate degree in culinary arts/chef training from Pennsylvania Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh. He has served as an executive chef for more than 19 years in various Pennsylvania communities, including Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Mansfield University in Mansfield, and most recently at The Village at Penn State retirement community in State College.

A native of Bellefonte, Hamilton resides there with his wife, their 10-year-old son and eight-year-old daughter.

Outside of the office, he enjoys outdoor activities, including hunting, snow-related sports, and coaching youth sports.