On July 4, Jacob Michael Hack (Jake) of Annapolis from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born on April 7, 1983 and was the son of Cheryl and Richard Hack of Annapolis. He leaves a sister, Jessica Hanna; a nephew, Travis Moreland; a niece, Alexis Hack; a former wife, Jessica Goins Hack; and two sons, Samuel and Connor. He was a gourmet chef, winning several cooking contests including the Mason Dixon Master Chef Tournament in 2014 and the Farm to Chef Championship. He was active in the restaurant kitchen and catering fields, working for Beej Flambolz Catering, the Copper Kitchen, Chef’s Expressions, Conrad’s and others. His last employment was for the World Central Kitchen (founded by José Andrés), working locally under Irena Stein at Alma, Cielo Verde, making hundreds of meals a day for the community meals initiative. He was an active fisherman, traveling to places like Pittsburgh and Erie to fish with his cousin Luke Wholey. He was also a skilled handyman and enjoyed gardening.
Contributions may be made online to the World Central Kitchen (wck.org).