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Chef Robert Straw

National Center for Hospitality Studies

A.S. – Sullivan University
B.A – Indiana University

Chef Robert Straw has been a chef instructor with Sullivan University’s Baking and Pastry Arts department for approximately 19 years, and has taught a variety of classes in the program. Chef Straw has had several articles published in the American Culinary Federation’s National Culinary Review and one published on wedding cakes in The Louisville Wedding Planner. In addition to managing a full teaching load, Chef Straw also assists with various functions, demonstrations and events both for and outside the university, including the community, the metro and surrounding areas.

  • Gold medals from American Culinary Federation (2)
  • Certified Executive Pasty Chef (CEPC)
  • Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)

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