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IUP Alumna Earns Spot on “Hell’s Kitchen” Calendar

On the Fox Network hit series Hell’s Kitchen,  Joy Parham-Thomas ’10 cooked her way onto the first ever Hell’s Kitchen calendar. Joy is an alumna of the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts . The last seven contestants on Hell’s Kitchen were given a challenge to present a dish to Chef Gordon Ramsey and thr

Posted on 6/27/2014 12:14:03 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

Culinary Arts Welcomes New Chef Instructor

Chef Instructor Jeff Santicola, MSEd, FMP, CCC is the newest addition to the Department of Culinary Arts.  Jeff Santicola has more than 27 years of experience in the food service industry. He is a member of the Lake Shore Chaine Des Rotisseurs and the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Culinary Federation and hol

Posted on 6/16/2014 11:34:02 AM

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