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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

Alumna Washirapunya Emphasizes Passion for Career at Toque Ceremony

Monique Washirapunya, baker, chef, and owner of Gateau Monique Bakery, was the featured speaker at the Baking and Pastry Arts Toque Day ceremony on Friday, May 8, 2015. Students, families, faculty, and staff commemorated the students’ successful completion of classroom work and celebrated the honor of accep

Posted on 5/27/2015 1:51:57 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

Chef Wutsch Is Guest on Gateway Oudoors Radio

Certified executive chef and department chairperson of the Academy of Culinary Arts, Albert Wutsch, will share his expertise on game butchering and cookery on the Gateway Outdoors radio series on preparing venison from the field to the table. Listen to the show and hear radio host Charlie Burchfield interview C

Posted on 8/28/2014 3:18:19 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

Glisan Awarded First Annual Chef Jeremy Critchfield Scholarship

Culinary Arts student Andrea Glisan is the first recipient of the Chef Jeremy Critchfield Scholarship. The annual $1,000 scholarship is sponsored by Critchfield, a 1993 graduate of the Academy of Culinary Arts and chef and operating partner of the historic Stonehouse Restaurant and Inn in Farmington, Pennsylva

Posted on 7/31/2014 3:52:16 PM

Zimmerman Awarded Ricupero Memorial–Rustic Lodge Scholarship

On July 14, 2014, the Tony and Emma Ricupero Memorial–Rustic Lodge Scholarship for $1,400 was awarded to Joshua Zimmerman, a student in the Culinary Arts program.  The recipient of the scholarship is chosen each year based on academic performance, as well as service to the profession, the community, and the uni

Posted on 7/15/2014 2:55:55 PM

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