Department ofDining & Culinary Services

We have three award winning chefs who have placed at the NACUFS (National Association of College & University Food Service) Pacific Region Culinary Challenge.

If you'd like to learn a little more about the ACF (American Culinary Federation) Culinary Competitions, here is the link to the manual. You'll notice many of the chef's awards are Category K which indicates  "Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking, Professional, Individual".

Erick Swenson, CCC

Sous Chef

  • WSCA ACF Culinary Salon 5/17/14, K1-Gold Medal
  • Oregon ACF Professional Competition 11/16/13, K-4-Bronze Medal
  • WSCA ACF Culinary Salon 5/26/12, K7–Bronze Medal
  • WSCA ACF Culinary Salon 6/11/11, K1–Bronze Medal
  • NACUFS Pacific Region Culinary Challenge 3/20/10, W–Bronze Medal

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Doug Hinners

Catering Manager

  • WSCA ACF Culinary Salon 5/17/14, K 7 -Bronze Medal
  • Oregon ACF Professional Competition 11/16/2013, K1–Silver Medal
  • NACUFS Pacific Region Culinary Challenge 02/28/2011, W–Silver Medal
  • NACUFS Pacific Region Culinary Challenge 03/25/2012, K9–Bronze Medal

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Chuck Blessum

Sous Chef

  • NACUFS Pacific Region Culinary Challenge 4/4/14, K8–Silver
  • Oregon ACF Professional Competition 11/16/13, K-9–Bronze
  • NACUFS Pacific Region Culinary Challenge 2013, K-1–Silver

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Jason Sipe

Cross Cultures Chef

  • WSCA ACF Culinary Salon 5/17/14, K 9 -Bronze Medal
  • Oregon ACF Professional Competition 11/16/13, K-1–Participation Recognized