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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

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