Friday, August 29, 2014

Welcome back to school! Things have been pretty busy and very exciting!

Big news,  three of our very own Baking & Pastry students at COD have swept the Pastry Live National Chocolate Showpiece Championship titles.
1st Place : Nayeli Gallegos
2nd Place : Rachel Dau
3rd Place : Markie Bain
These awards were hard earned and won. Kudos to the three of them and all their very diligent, focused and persistenent hard work! Thank you College of DuPage for all your support!

FYI: Pastry Live is a National Convention and Competition which is held annually in August in Atlanta Georgia. You can look them up on their webpage

Another win for the Pastry Department: Caitlyn Waite is the recipient of the Les Dames D'Escoffier Scholoarship. The Les Dames d" Escoffier is a prestigious organization dedicated to the advancement of women in the industry. We are very proud of you Caitlyn! Thank you to all that applied as it shows how active our women are here at College of DuPage!

A really exciting opportunity: Emerging Entrepreneurs is an on campus organization looking for 20 students who want to be their own boss and run their own business. If interested in a mentor you can complete an online application at or call Bev Carlson 630-942-2140