Craig Sowell was born in Houston and raised in Missouri City, Texas. Since the 7th grade he knew he wanted to be in the service business. He graduated with a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel & Restaurant Management from the University of Houston.
He has worked in front and back of the house management for The Pappas Co. and La Madeleine and as a General Manager for independent restaurant companies in Texas, Florida and Hawaii, and has over 25 years of management experience. He has a passion for teaching those that are willing to learn and making students think, especially when it comes to preparedness, anticipation and problem-solving in the restaurant.
He is an Eagle Scout, a published author and enjoys history, reading and writing in his spare time. He and his wife have three children.
He joined the Adjunct Staff at ACC in the Spring of 2013.