Culinary Explorers

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We are excited to announce the kick-off for the 2022-2023 High School Culinary Explorers is September 13, 2022. We will start at 4:30 PM in the Judy Merritt Building on the Shelby Campus, Room 101. (4600 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35242) Opening Night will include Information/Registration (including an enrollment fee of $45), Culinary Lab Tour, Program Review, and an opportunity to ask questions. We look forward to seeing you then!


Scholarship Award

Each year Senior Explorers can apply to receive a Jefferson State Culinary Explorer scholarship to cover tuition in our Culinary & Hospitality Program. This year we are pleased to award Ashlyn Johnson of Pelham High School this well-earned scholarship! Ashlyn is planning to pursue an Associate’s Degree in Culinary/Nutrition Science from Jefferson State Community College starting Fall 2022.

Culinary Exploeres 2022

Culinary Explorer Scholarship – Ashlyn Johnson, Pelham High School

Contact Information

Joseph Mitchell 222
Joseph Mitchell, PhD, CEPC, CCE, CEC, CHE, CCS
Director Culinary & Hospitality Institute
Shelby Campus – HSB 122
(205) 983-5212 [email protected]

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