The Award identifies culinary programs that either (1) teach or encourage entrepreneurship in their programming or (2) implement revenue-generation and cost savings into their operations.
In this section you will find information about scholarships and awards available to instructors and students. Read below to learn more.
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We are pleased to announce that the Green Award will be offered to individuals/culinary programs that emphasize sustainability or other “green” aspects in their programs.
Thanks to Sysco for sponsoring the Educator of the Year Award for 2020! This Award is open to secondary and postsecondary educators as well as culinary educators working within the non-profit training sector. There will be two awards given.
CAFE is proud to be partnering with the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) once again as they sponsor the Innovation Award for 2020.
Sysco University Educator of the Year Award:
Dr. Jonathan Deutsch, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Idaho Potato Commission Post-Secondary Innovation Award:
Annmarie Chelius, the Academy of the Culinary Arts, Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing, New Jersey
Idaho Potato Commission Post Secondary Runner Up Innovation Award:
Mo Montgomery, Pueblo Community College, Pueblo, Colo.
Idaho Potato Commission Secondary Innovation Award:
Evelyn Sussman, Stafford County Public Schools, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Brightwater Food Entrepreneurship Award:
LJ Rush, Guildford Technical Community College, Jamestown, NC