Culinary Alumni Class Notes, Summer 2012

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

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.

’97 Culinary Arts

Robyn Sidlosy Maley

is currently the sous chef at Great Wolf Resorts in Scotrun, Pa.

’05 Culinary Arts

Heidi Christman

is a cook at Willow Point Country Club in Alexander City, Ala.

'07 Culinary Arts

Ross Thompson

is a sous chef at The Plains at Parish Homestead in Oneonta, N.Y. Ross recently won Riviana Foods What's in your Wok Fried Rice Competition, which was held during the 2012 American Culinary Federation (ACF) Northeast Regional Conference. He will advance to the national finals in July at the ACF National Convention in Orlando, Fla.

’08 Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts

Laura Noll

is a baker for Mussers Markets in Columbia, Pa. Laura is responsible for the baking in two stores.

’09 Culinary Arts

Leonardo Aragao

is a private chef in New York City, N.Y. Leonardo specializes in preparing and plating haute cuisine cocktail parties, dinners, and other receptions for private families. He has also prepared meals for international diplomats in the tri-state region.

Ryan Kline

is the sous chef at Storm Bistro in Asheville, N.C.

’10 Culinary Arts

Jason Shafer

is currently working on his Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management at IUP. While completing his degree, Jason is managing a deli/bistro at Pistons in Heilwood, Pa.

’11 Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts

Abagayle Schreck

is a pastry and prep cook at Waypoint Seafood & Grill in Williamsburg, Va. Abagayle is responsible for making all the dessertsand pastries for the restaurant, which includes ice creams and sorbets. She completed her externship at Kingsmill Resort prior to her current employment.