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Food and Hospitality Institute Student Success Stories

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No matter where these current or former students are in the process of reaching their goals, we salute them. They have dared to turn dreams into reality through education.

Could you be next?

Click on the photos to learn more about each person.



Michelle Baus
Chef and Cooking Class Instructor



Dunia Borga
Co-Owner and Pastry Chef, La Duni restaurants



Shari Carlson, CEPC, AAC
Chef Owner, Dessert Dreams



Marc Cassel
Executive Chef, 20 Feet Seafood Shack



Jason Eastep
Executive Chef of Business Car Operations, BNSF Railway Co.
​Tim​ Ellcey
Chef and Owner, Tim Ellcey Catering​



Kyle Glasscock
Food Service Director; Fresh Brookshire's; Tyler, Texas

Alejandra Rodriguez
Food and Hospitality Graduate (video)

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