Joanna Bryant

Culinary Arts Chef Professor

Chef Bryant brings a wealth of knowledge to Grayson College Culinary Arts.  Chef Bryant is a native of Denison, Texas and has many connections throughout the community.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Babson College concentrating in entrepreneurship and finance.  She then received her Associates Degree of Occupational Studies in Culinary Arts from the California Culinary Academy- Le Cordon Bleu, San Francisco. She is currently pursuing her Masters of Hospitality Administration from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas in the Harrah College’s Executive MHA program.  She has kitchen experience in fine dining, casual dining, buffets, and catering in San Francisco, Dallas, and Denison.  She is an ACF Certified Culinarian, a voting professional member of the Dallas Chapter of the Texas Chef’s Association, a current ACF member, certified through the NRAEF ManageFirst Program, and ServSafe Food Manager, Proctor and Instructor certified.  Chef Bryant has received many awards such as the American Association of University Women education grant 2016-2017, the Grayson College Minnie Piper Stevens Professor Nominee 2015-2016, a Leavey Award from the Freedoms Foundation for excellence in teaching free enterprise, the Julia Child Fund at the Boston Foundation Independent Study Grant recipient for 2015, and an Athena Award Young Professional Award Nominee in 2014. Chef Bryant is the T.I.P.S.S. Student Club Advisor and serves as the culinary arts advisor.  Chef Bryant is also the culinary arts practicum coordinator.  She is also a member of Grayson College’s Faculty Association where she serves . She is also a member of the TCCTA (Texas Community College Teacher’s Association).

 

Joanna Bryant

Culinary Arts Chef Professor

Culinary Arts Center
Room CA114

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Last updated: 10/10/2018