Debra Ponzek ’84 Delivers Commencement Address
Debra Ponzek '84, chef/owner of Aux Délices and Aux Délices Events in Fairfield County, CT, challenged graduates of The Culinary Institute of America to be not only skilled professionals, but also good colleagues and co-workers. Chef Ponzek delivered the commencement address at the CIA’s New York campus on March 27.
Alumnus Named President of World Association of Chefs Societies
Charles Carroll '86, CEC®, AAC®, executive chef, River Oaks Country Club, Houston, was recently named president of the World Association of Chefs Societies. “Worldchefs spans over 105 countries and 10 million chefs, and I am proud to be a part of this great team,” said Carroll.
Women Chefs: Finding Their Place in the Industry
From young cooks to CIA graduates to some of the biggest names in the food world, women who dream of wearing the chef’s uniform have drawn much of their inspiration from female role models who came before them.