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Chef Alan Scheidhauer to lead Center for Culinary and Hospitality Innovation
Scheidhauer will be responsible for seeing that the center helps nearby residents gain the skills needed to qualify for downtown’s many culinary and hospitality jobs, supports the industry with continuing education, and creates pathways to the college’s Culinary Institute of the Carolinas, according to a news release.
Scheidhauer is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. In his 25 years with Greenville Technical College, Scheidhauer has been instrumental in building the offerings and reputation of the culinary program, the release said.
Quick Jobs programs in server/wait staff, bartending, and cooking and baking skills will be featured at the Center for Culinary and Hospitality Innovation, giving job seekers quick access to opportunity. The center also will offer continuing education for culinary and hospitality professionals close to where they work so that they can improve their skills, the release said. In addition, personal interest classes, summer camps, culinary incubator space, a culinary television show and a new hospitality and tourism program will be featured. The facility will include a 50-seat studio kitchen, a multipurpose teaching kitchen and three interactive classrooms, one of which is designed specifically for service, wines and mixology training.