Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Alumni

Profiles of Success

  • Valentina Huerta
    General Manager
    Courtyard

    What is your current position and where are you working?

    I am currently the GM in a Courtyard in Phoenix. My position entails being responsible for all operations, financials, sales and revenue strategy for the hotel. I oversee all department heads and communicate with the owners and...

  • Tracy Dempsey
    Chef Owner
    Tracy Dempsey Originals

    What is your current position and where are you working?

    I am currently the chef owner of Tracy Dempsey Originals. We are a mostly wholesale dessert business supplying the dessert programs for several Valley restaurants. I am responsible for the creation, execution and delivery of...

  • John Clancy
    Executive Chef
    Levy Restaurants

    What is your current position and where are you working?

    Executive Chef, Levy restaurants, US Airways Center/Phoenix Suns Ordering, scheduling, food cost control, recipe and menu development, flavor profiling, sanitation control, new concept development, catering, hiring, pushing the...

  • Dana Rohr
    Owner
    Taste Buds

    What is your current position and where are you working?

    Owner of Taste Buds – manage all aspects of owning and running a personal chef and personal instruction company. Menu planning, shopping, prepping, cooking, accounts payable and receivable. Dana has provided private chef service...