Culinary Arts graduates and students were among the award recipients at the Health and Human Services
25th annual Awards Dinner held on April 30, 2015.
Culinary honorees recognized for their
outstanding professionalism and service to both the community and the culinary
Sean Eckman ’00, recent alumnus, Culinary Arts. Eckman is
the executive chef at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa.
Julie Mosesso ’06, recent alumna, Baking and Pastry Arts. Mosesso
is the corporate executive pastry chef for the Big Y Restaurant Group which
includes Sonoma Grill, Nola on the Square, Seviche, and Perlé in Pittsburgh.
Joshua Zimmerman ’14, young alumnus, Culinary Arts. Zimmerman completed his
externship and is working as a line cook at the Pinehurst Resort and Country
Club in Pinehurst, N.C. He plans to return to IUP in the fall to complete his
degree in Hospitality Management.
Megan Shreve ’14, young alumna, Baking and Pastry Arts.
Shreve also completed her externship at Pinehurst Resort and is currently
working as a pastry cook at the resort.
Juan Pablo Arce, spotlight current student, Culinary Arts.
Acre is finishing his final semester of classes at IUP ACA and has
accepted an offer to extern at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Florida.
Nicholas Santmier, spotlight current student, Baking and Pastry
Arts. Santmier is currently completing his externship semester at the Pinehurst
Faculty in the Department of Culinary Arts nominated and
selected the awardees on the basis of demonstrated excellence in the following
The Academy of Culinary Arts congratulates these award recipients for their success and continued dedication and commitment to the culinary profession.