October 26, 2016

October 2016 Boulder Campus Graduation

The Boulder culinary school celebrated its latest batch of culinary and pastry graduates at its October 9th graduation ceremony at the Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado Boulder’s campus. The day coincided with Boulder’s annual celebration of Auguste Escoffier Day as well as the first graduating class of the school’s online program. The day began with a welcome from campus president, Chef Kirk T Bachmann, followed by a video address by Michel Escoffier, president of the Auguste Escoffier Foundation and Museum and great grandson of Auguste Escoffier.

The ceremony’s commencement speaker this session was executive chef Ashlea Tobeck, a graduate of the school’s pastry arts program and longtime instructor.  In addition to a commencement speech given by farm-to-table partner Candace Orlando, the ceremony also featured three student speakers: culinary arts graduate, Cody Sauer; pastry arts graduate, Kodi Harpe; as well as Boulder Online graduate, John Scott Brooker. A total of 143 students graduated from the Boulder campus, making it one of the school’s largest graduating classes.

The graduates go as followed:

Culinary Arts
Alvaro Acevado
Eric R Clark
Daniel De Castro
Erik Freundlich
Ulzii Hoyle
Jay Kausch
Dillon Lawrence
Ross Lietz
Brandon Mandelbaum
Nigel Mayers
Zach Weier
Alicia Yu
LeeAnna L Denney
Chad M Green
Arianna Hanson
Christina A Helvey
Victoria Hernandez
John Kay
Isaac J Klasinski
Elaine Le
Spencer McKivigan
Dominiquic J Moss
Sarah C Pethick
Donna D Piatko
Samuel D Reed
Cody M Sauer
Brian M Watkins
Jacob Willer
Christopher M Beebe
Brian T Day
Cessalie I Guevara
Adarious D Henderson
Nadia E Sotelo
Cleveland R Stewart III
Robert Strelka
Patrick D Stutz
Arian Grant
Kaitlan M Hoffman
Garrett Lee Z Joe
Rachelle Kays
Montana A Pfeifer
Michael J Popovich
Miranda E Sutherland
Antonio G Uresti
Kenneth Weeks
Andrew Wilder
Justis Evans
Steven Hardy
Brockton Kick
Lola Latham
Desiree LeRoy
Melissa Martniez
Ian Springer
Jerry Williams
Christine A Adinger
Isobel Cameron-Carey
Robert Collette
Lavarron Dickerson
Destiny Dower
Anthony J Farris
Burgundy D Grout
Tyson J Horner
Kristin M Miranda
Jonathan Sweeney
Nicholas Verfaille
Cody Mathews
Makaela Jade Baker
Wanda Juzefczyk
Natalie Malpica
Anthony J Puchino
John M Quinn
Basil Buckalew
Anna R Dayan
Cameron W Donald
Seth M Hackworth
Jacob Ries
Shannon Robbins
Halle R Schieffelin
Matt Snyder
Wade Walter
Grace Welter
Atta H Wongo
Japheth Alvarado
Alberto Alvarez II
Kyle Gauthier
Jose A Gonzalez
Spencer Hannam
Ali M Seerwan
Jeffrey Workman
Miranda Alderete
Taran Collier
Jake Collins
Glenn J Gaeka
Maxmiliano Machucha
Gerardo E Ortiz-Gonzalez

Pastry Arts
Chardonay Bennett
Randall Bowen
April Cendejas
Lisa Frasse
Carly Hoskins
Hope Laub
Brittany Sheehan
Josey Watkins
Brittany Yanker
Marguerite Abril
Stephanie Carruthers
Quiana Cooper
Caitlin Lang
Madison L Mann
Zoe M Marshall
Efren A Padilla
Kodi Harpe
Michelle I Jones
Michael J Baca
Jacinda Marie Behrens
Jessika M Bollero
Samantha A Cox
Leslie A Evert
Sabrina L Ganschow
Roxanna Hosseini
Charlene Meyers
Laurice D Ostrum
Blake Sanford
Bailey S Trent
Taylor M Whittle
Tristan Bateman
Ashley Lopez

Boulder Online
Michael Allen
Michael Ambrosino
Brittney Beach
John Scott Brooker
Amy Brutovsky
Joann S’Amelio
Ingrid Davis
Kristen Douglas
Steven Handy
Ebed Louis
Vicki Macy
Iesha McGee
Eric Preuss
Charley Smith
Shari Spooner
Tonia Williams