Women Chefs & Restaurateurs Announces 2011 Scholarship Recipients


Through the program, professional and student members of WCR not only receive opportunities to travel abroad to such countries as China, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland, they also gain professional skills and inspiration from local industry leaders who generously donate their time and resources to advance the professional development of women in culinary, hospitality and related fields.

“Capital’izing Internship at Hank’s Oyster Bars

Theary So, San Jose, Calif.

Anna Tasca Lanza Cooking School, Palermo, Italy

Linda Sarris, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Barbara Tropp Memorial Internship, Beijing

Jannequin Bennett, Richmond, Va.

Bread Baking Internship at Amy’s Bread, New York

Lila Colello, Upper Darby, Pa.

Catherine Brandel Fellowship

Dana Cox, Chicago

Center Yourself with an Internship at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Joy Marr, Lookout, W.V.

Cooking in France with Dorothee Alexander

Celeste Regina Scarlett, Maumee, Ohio

Internship with Bon Appetit Management Company in Silicon Valley

Annie Johnston, Bend, Ore.

Johnson & Wales University’s College of Culinary Arts Scholarship

Kelsey Oliver, Swannanoa, N.C.

Learn to Grow Vegetables without Chemicals in Ireland

Claire Dunlap, Auburn, Calif.

Lonestar Luxury Bed & Breakfast Internship in Scotland

Lebby Campbell, New York

New Orleans Internship with Susan Spicer, Bayona

Bonnie Lynn Mankoff, Las Vegas, Nev.

Organic Internship with Nora Pouillon, Restaurant Nora, Washington, D.C.

Amy Copperman, Arlington, Mass.; Annmarie Matt Chelius, Ocean City, N.J.; Hillary Bergh, Mountain View, Calif.; Janet Lathrop, Holly Hill, Fla.; Veronica Butler, Chicago

Pastry Internship at Orson & Citizen Cake, San Francisco

Gina Conedera, Oakland, Calif.

The Culinary Institute of America ProChef Certification Program

Keisha Happy, Pembroke, Fla.

The Culinary Institute of America Mastering Wine

Stella Bernard, Naples, Fla.

The French Culinary Institute Pastry Arts Career Evening Program

Samantha Earl, New York

The French Culinary Institute Culinary Arts Career Evening Program

Juanita Bognanni, Saint Paul, Minn.

The Institute of Culinary Management Diploma Program

Christina Ha, New York

The Kennebunk Inn Bed & Breakfast Internship

Wendy Roskin, Los Angeles

Tutti a Tavola Culinary Program in Tuscany

Amee Hoge, Mesa, Ariz.

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