Meet Chef Cahoon, Culinary Arts teacher

Chef Cahoon is a Culinary Arts teacher at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.

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Who are you and what’s your role at LCTI?

My name is Chef Cahoon and I’m the Culinary Arts teacher at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute.

What’s your educational background?

I have an MBA in finance from Louisiana State University Shreveport, a B.A. in English and philosophy from Bloomsburg University and an A.A.S. in culinary arts from Penn College of Technology. I am an American Culinary Federation certified executive chef, a certified dietary manager, a certified food protection professional and a personal care home administrator.

What’s your professional background?

I served as a director of food service operations  for seven years, an 
executive chef for three years and a chef  for 16 years.

What’s your claim to fame?

Professionally, I’m proud of being a go-to chef for cooking demonstrations on WFMZ-TV 69 News and obtaining my executive chef certification from ACF. Professionally, I’m proud of my son and the time I spend with him.

What do you love about working at LCTI?

I love watching students have an “aha” moment.

Learn more about the Culinary Arts program at LCTI.

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