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Kirkwood-Trained Chefs Part of Major Big Apple Event

Skills Showcased in Area Restaurants CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (November 6, 2017)—Five former and current Kirkwood Community College Culinary Arts students were invited to prepare dinner at the esteemed James Beard House in New York, further validating the program’s top-20 ranking as one of the Best Culinary Schools in the U.S. The selected chefs work for […]

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Hospitality Careers Start Here

At Kirkwood, when we say you can start here and go anywhere, we mean it At Kirkwood, when we say you can start here and go anywhere, we mean it. In fact, you could start here as student, and one day become second in command of one of eastern Iowa’s premiere gourmet restaurants. Ryan Harbaugh, […]

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From One Great Program to the Next

Kirkwood students transferring skills to Food Science When students come to Kirkwood Community College to study Hospitality Arts, they get hands-on learning in a one-of-a-kind teaching laboratory: The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. When they’re done at Kirkwood, they are able to transfer to another unique setting: Southwest Minnesota State University and the world’s only Bachelor […]

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Leadership Team Forms for New Hotel

Local industry veteran appointed director of sales for teaching facility Kirkwood Community College has appointed a Linn County lodging veteran to direct the sales efforts for The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. Jean Rogers assumed Director of Sales duties for the new facility in early August. In this position Rogers is responsible for leading students and […]

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New Hotel is Already a Learning Tool

Educational opportunities already abound at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center When The Hotel at Kirkwood Center opens for business in the fall of 2010, it will serve as a unique learning tool for future students at Kirkwood Community College. In fact, as construction continues on the Kirkwood campus, the new facility has offered a wide […]

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Culinary Grad Making her Tasteful Mark

Kirkwood graduate Haley Silhacek is cooking up fine cuisine, lasting memories in Cedar Falls –by Kevin Corrizo, Kirkwood News Service Taste may be a momentary sensation, but the joyful memories generated with food can last a lifetime. That’s part of the entree Haley Silhacek enjoys serving up the most every time she goes to work. […]

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