Founded by family members in memory of Jay “Doc” Geiser to provide grants to the Career and Technology Center of Frederick County to pay for supplies, tools and exams for students in culinary arts programs.
To honor a man who was known for his many talents, and to keep him in the hearts and minds of Frederick County, family members have established The Jay “Doc” Geiser Fund. Known in the community as “Doc” Geiser, Jay was a graduate of Governor Thomas Johnson High School, and he earned a master of the culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America. After using his culinary talents at various places in Frederick, he purchased Watson’s Carry Out, which became Doc Geiser’s, well known for fried chicken, cole slaw, hot dogs, and hamburgers. Jay’s other talents included a passion for volunteering, and as an accomplished musician, playing in local bands. In addition, he was active and won many awards through his involvement with Toastmasters.