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Name: Nick Wooley Age: 37 Hometown: Dallas, TX Current city: League City, TX Course of study:  Cuisine Year of graduation: 2017 Current or project for Job/Internship: Le Bistro Personal motto: “Follow your dreams or you will spend the rest of your life working for someone who did.” We can answer the question, who is…(Read More)

Name: Tania Figueroa Age: 20 Hometown: Athens, TX Current city: Houston, TX Course of study:  Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts Year of graduation: 2018 Personal motto: “Always go for your goal and never give up.” Sometimes you have your eyes set on your passion and become tunnel visioned. It takes those around you…(Read More)

David Moore from Marshall, Texas A.A.S Culinary Arts Graduation Date: May 2017 Motto: “People may not always remember what you said, but they’ll never forget how you made them feel.”   David Moore’s story writes itself. He is selfless and hard working, driven and kind, with his motto being easily applicable…(Read More)

Trina Rangel from Houston, Texas A.A.S Baking and Pastry Arts Graduation Date: December 2017 Motto: “If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me” – Christopher Hernandez, Trina’s brother   There will be times where you do what you love but life requires a little more for the soul. Trina Rangel…(Read More)

Alyssa Lundy from Magnolia, Texas  A.A.S Baking & Pastry  Graduation Date: December 2017 Motto: “Just keep swimming…”   This month we decided to honour Alyssa Lundy for her hard work and regularity. Chef Christelle and Chef Francis describe Alyssa as a “meticulous, rigorous and detail oriented student, always on time and very talented…(Read More)

Isabel Hernandez from Houston, Texas  A.A.S Culinary Arts Graduation Date: March 2018 Motto: “Practice makes perfect”   This month, talent is a family affair! We would like to present a family duo, Isabel Hernandez, mother to Trina Rangel, another of our Student of the Month! Her words of wisdom to any student interested…(Read More)

Andrew Rosales from Houston, TX A.A.S. in Cuisine Graduation Date: April 2018 Motto: “Teamwork makes the dream work” About Andrew Rosales: “I was a Division I Rower at Fairfield University, and President of the Tennis Club. I was a DJ for 6 years. My most memorable dining experiences have been at El Bulli…(Read More)

Monica Flores from Houston, Texas A.A.S Baking and Pastry Arts Graduation Date: October 2017 Motto: “Turn your can’ts into cans and your dreams into plans.” Monica Flores made her passion become reality thanks to her determination and passion. This art lover likes to express herself through original and creative productions in lab…(Read More)

Sherwin Laday from Liberty, Texas A.A.S. in Culinary Arts Graduation Date: October 2017 Motto: “Grind hard, Make it happen!” From his Grandma’s kitchen to the Culinary Institute LeNôtre’s labs, Sherwin went after his dream and didn’t let anyone nor anything stop him! “I have been in the kitchen  since…(Read More)

Hajar Khochberova from Balakan, Azerbaijan A.A.S. in Baking and Pastry Graduation Date: December 2016 Motto: “Never Give Up!” Living in such a fast paced world we must remember to make time for the things we love. One way of doing this is by keeping family traditions alive which maintains the unity and bond…(Read More)