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Career Fair Brings Top Employers to Culinary Students

Every class day from March 2 through March 27, 2015, IUP culinary students enjoyed site presentations and job interview opportunities with chefs and human resource representatives from some of the most prestigious employers in the nation. Each of the employers scheduled a full day at the Academy o

Posted on 4/1/2015 12:02:40 PM

Chefs and Students Compete to Benefit Food Bank

Culinary competition, “Chopped” style, is coming to the IUP Punxsutawney campus on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Join us as culinary teams of students and faculty compete to prepare a winning menu of appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Faculty chef instructors Jaclyn Price, Martha Jo Rupert, and Jeffrey Santicola and the

Posted on 3/26/2015 1:58:56 PM

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 Admissions Visit Program Features Gourmet Buffets

There’s still time to visit IUP’s culinary campus this summer. Our Summer Weekday Buffet program on July 31, 2014, will give you the information you need about the culinary majors at IUP while you enjoy amazing sweet and savory dishes created by our culinary students. Have you ever had the chance to taste calamari

Posted on 7/21/2014 11:53:48 AM

IUP Hosts ProStart Teachers from Across U.S. and Canada

Culinary arts and family and consumer science teachers from Alabama, California, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, Mississippi, Ohio, and Ontario, Canada, participated in the ProStart Summer Institute, Level I certification program at the IUP Academy of C

Posted on 7/2/2014 4:12:46 PM

Keynote by Omni Bedford Springs Executive Chef Inspires Baking Students at Toque Ceremony

Chef David Noto, executive chef at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort and Spa, was the keynote speaker at the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts Baking and Pastry Arts Toque Ceremony on May 9, 2014. Over 350 guests, including 28 students and their families, faculty, staff, administrators, and friends, listened to Noto’

Posted on 5/30/2014 3:46:57 PM

IUP Supports ProStart Programs to Develop Culinary Leaders

Sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF), ProStart is a nationwide program for high school students that combines education, competition, and industry experience to develop talented students into future leaders in the food industry.  The Academy of Culinary Arts bega

Posted on 5/1/2014 2:14:24 PM

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