Skills USA 2015 Utah State Winners!
In March 2015, the following UVU Culinary Arts students placed at the Utah State Skill USA Competition
MARISSA BEAN ~ 1ST PLACE ~ TABLE SERVICES
MICHELLE STEPHENSON ~ 1ST PLACE ~ COMMERCIAL BAKING
CHARITY GIFFORD ~ 2ND PLACE ~ COMMERCIAL BAKING
CHRIS WOLF ~ 1ST PLACE ~ CULINARY ARTS
DALLAN GRANGE ~ 2ND PLACE CULINARY ARTS
*NOTE: First place winners will compete in the National Skills USA in June in Louisville, KY
UVU's 2015 Knowledge Bowl TeamCompeting in Indianapolis in April
Knowledge Bowl Team Students:
- Jeanie Johnson
- Morgan Cannon
- Zachary Dickerson
- Abby Bell
- Jeanette Henderson
Advisors: Chef John Thomas & Chef Meghan Roddy
Channel 2 Story on UVU's Chef Peter Sproul
Check out the interview of UVU Culinary Arts Chef Peter given by Channel 2 News in Salt Lake City this year. Click the link below .
CONGRATULATIONS to Lyn Wells!
CONGRATULATIONS to Chef Peter!
Congratulation to Chef Peter Sproul for winning a SILVER medal in his first International competition in Luxembourg this weekend! Way to go, Chef!
- SEE Melinda R. Colton'S ARTICLE and post on the Culinary Arts Institute at UVU's timeline.
- December 3 at 8:10pm: http://blogs.uvu.edu/newsroom/2014/12/03/uvu-culinary-arts-professor-wins-silver-medal-at-world-cup-competition/
2015 Knowledge Bowl Team Competition
TEAM: Four UVU CAI team members and one alternate will compete in the 2015 Knowledge Bowl in April 2015
FORMAT: 50 question test. 4 member teams will play a game of Jeopardy for 2-12 minute rounds, and points will be accumulated.
COMPETITION WILL COVER:
- ATP’S Culinary Math, ServSafe Course Book, 6th Education
- Escoffier – The Complete Guide to the Art of Modern Cookery
- Culinary Arts – Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition
- On Baking – a Textbook of Baking and Pastry Fundamentals, 2nd Editions
Copies of books and detailed handout available at Canyon Park Office for study individually or as a group
GOAL: Regional Conference in Indianapolis in April, 2015
Chef John and Chef Meghan
Announcement of UVU ACF Culinary Team
Congratulations to the following students. They have been chosen to represent the CAI at Utah Valley University and the ACF Beehive Chefs Association. Thanks to all of those who “tried out” you all did a great job! Everyone should be proud of themselves for putting your skills out there for critique. We have accepted 8 positions for the team knowing that the cream will come to the top of the jar in a matter of time.
- Tyson Nordgren
- Brian Ferron
- Amy Stone
- Abby Bell
- Katie Owen
- Meagan Orr
- Charlene Marquez
- Chantelle Mott
As you know the actual team will consist of 4 team members and 1 Alternate. I also will be assigning a team manager and two “apprentices” that will assist the team and practice with the team each time in preparation for next year’s recruiting. Solidifying an assigned position will be up to you! Fight for it! Work for it! Show us that you want it. Our first practice/meeting will be Monday October 27th from 9:00 to 11:30 at the UCCU center kitchen.