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Alumna Named Featured Chef at James Beard Foundation for Third Time

Chef Kristin Butterworth, a 2001 graduate of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts, appeared for the third time at the James Beard Foundation in New York City on February 2 to prepare a special five-course dinner.

Posted on 2/25/2016 10:09:20 AM

Culinary Teams to Compete for Food Drive

The IUP Academy of Culinary Arts students and faculty invite you to a cooking competition on Saturday, February 27.

Posted on 2/23/2016 9:41:45 AM

Culinary Grad Named to Zagat 30 Under 30

Cory Seeker, a 2010 graduate of the Academy of Culinary Arts, is among a group of young culinary innovators selected for this year’s Zagat 30 Under 30 Boston.

Posted on 11/18/2015 11:59:07 AM

Biltmore Pastry Chef Gaston Returns to IUP for Wedding Cake Demo

A uniquely culinary homecoming by alumna Krista Gaston ’11 wowed IUP Baking and Pastry students in October 2014. Currently a demi pastry chef at Bistro, the fine dining restaurant on the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., Gaston graduated from the culinary and baking programs at IUP in 2011. After complet

Posted on 11/20/2014 4:43:29 PM

Culinary Alumnus is Guest on NBC’s Today Show

Seth Adams, a 1998 graduate of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts and executive chef and co-owner of the Riverhorse on Main in Park City, Utah, made a guest appearance on the Today Show on Monday, August 15, 2014. Chef Adams shared one of his favorite recipes, a delicious and simple crab cake with avocado and c

Posted on 8/21/2014 2:10:46 PM

IUP Alumna is Winner on Food Network’s “Chopped”

IUP Academy of Culinary Arts alumna Lindsay McClain (Walsh) ’07 competed against three other professional chefs on the Food Network’s Chopped . She appeared on the episode “Swai Not?” which aired for the first time on June 24, 2014. Lindsay was able to persevere through three rounds, winning the competition an

Posted on 6/25/2014 4:19:35 PM

IUP Alumnus Accepts Prestigious Award on Behalf of Culinary Team

Chef Richard Harber (’96) accepted the American Culinary Federation’s Achievement of Excellence Award on behalf of the Food and Beverage Team at the Philadelphia Country Club. Harber is the executive chef at the Philadelphia Country Club and oversees all of the dining facilities.    The ACF Achievemen

Posted on 5/21/2014 3:02:38 PM

Culinary Employment Fair Opens with Four Stars and Four Diamonds

A recruiting visit by the Biltmore Company, located in Asheville, North Carolina, kicked off the 2014 Academy of Culinary Arts Sponsor Fair on March 4th. In total, 15 employers coming from as far away as southern Florida and Wisconsin will visit the culinary campus over the next four weeks to present information about

Posted on 3/6/2014 4:37:34 PM

Resort Chefs Conference Has Many IUP Connections

The Resort Food Executive Committee (RFEC) is dedicated to excellence in food preparation and the career development of future chefs. Its members include chefs from some of America’s greatest resorts and industry leaders, including IUP Academy of Culinary Arts faculty member Gary Fitting and alumnus Jeremy Critchfi

Posted on 12/3/2013 2:21:55 PM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes: Fall 2012

Culinary and Baking graduates of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts have many success stories to share. Here is our latest alumni news! If you are a graduate of our program, please update your alumni information and we will include your profile in our next Class Notes newspost. ’00 Culinary Arts Dana Jenni

Posted on 12/11/2012 9:27:40 AM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes, Summer 2012

Posted on 6/19/2012 1:26:15 PM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes, Winter 2012

Culinary and Baking graduates of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts have many success stories to share. Here is our latest alumni news! If you are a graduate of our program, please update your alumni information and we will include your profile in our next Class Notes newspost. ’97 Culinary Arts

Posted on 2/29/2012 11:14:28 AM

Ocean Reef Club and IUP Students Reap Benefits from Recruiting Partnership

This year marks the thirteenth year that IUP culinary students have participated in the externship program at the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida. This partnership between the  IUP Academy of Culinary Arts and Ocean Reef has resulted in the placement of over 120 IUP culinary students and graduates in externshi

Posted on 12/6/2011 3:25:30 PM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes, Fall 2011

Culinary and Baking graduates of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts have many success stories to share. Here is our latest alumni news! If you are a graduate of our program, please update your alumni information and we will include your profile in our next Class Notes newspost. ’02 Culinary Arts Ashley Mart

Posted on 11/28/2011 12:20:53 PM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes, September 2011

Culinary and Baking graduates of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts have many success stories to share. Here is our latest alumni news! If you are a graduate of our program, please update your alumni information and we will include your profile in our next Class Notes newspost. ’93 James Sones is the p

Posted on 9/29/2011 12:22:48 PM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes for July 2011

Culinary and Baking graduates of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts have many success stories to share. Here is our latest alumni news. If you are a graduate of our program, please update your alumni information and we will include your profile in our next Class Notes news post. ’99 Steven Sterritt is ex

Posted on 7/25/2011 4:49:31 PM

Culinary Alumni Class Notes for June 2011

Culinary and Baking graduates of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts have many success stories to share. Here is our latest alumni news: If you are a graduate of our program, please   update your alumni information and we will include your profile in our next Class Notes newspost. ’98 Heidi May is ex

Posted on 6/13/2011 12:17:52 PM

Alumna MacPherson Presents Plated and Whole Desserts

Jillian MacPherson, a 2010 graduate of the Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts program at the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts , was the featured speaker on June 8, 2011, at the American Culinary Federation Groundhog Chapter in Punxsutwney, Pa. MacPherson’s presentation, entitled, “Plated and Whole Desserts,”

Posted on 6/9/2011 12:23:52 PM

Chocolate and Sugar Art Demonstrated by the Breakers, Palm Beach Chefs

Watch Joshua Rhodes ’07 as he assists the Breakers’ executive chef of banquets, Jeff Simms, demonstrate the creation of the Grand Marnier Chocolate Mousse Tower with Raspberry Sorbet dessert. This dessert was the delicious finale for the 2011 Muse Awards dinner on February 10, 2011, in Palm Beach, Fla. The

Posted on 3/23/2011 8:48:01 AM

Heidi Miller ’08 Wins Again at Pittsburgh Culinary Event

Heidi Miller, a 2008 graduate of the  Academy of Culinary Arts , won three awards in Pittsburgh’s premier cake decorating and tasting competition “Let Them Eat Cake!” The black-tie event was held at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh on April 25, 2010. Miller submitted an entry for her employer, Vanilla Pastry S

Posted on 6/25/2010 4:21:44 PM