Culinary Institute of America Celebrates their Newest Batch of Graduates
@ 20 Sep 2019
The Culinary Institute of America recently celebrated their newest batch of graduates receiving their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Food Business Management.
Guest of Honour Mr Peter Knipp, who is the founder of Peter Knipp Holdings Pte Ltd, spoke to the graduating class of 2019, in a speech that was meant to celebrate this newest cohort of graduates, and shared with the students how the next step of their lives was going to be like.
“Enjoy your achievements right now, but remember: It is a never-ending process. “ he told the class. “What you’ve learnt is merely a starting point to date. The real work/life starts now.”
President of the Culinary Institute of America, Dr Tim Ryan, took the opportunity to honour Mr Knipp with a gold medal to commemorate the man’s efforts in entrepreneurship, culinary knowledge, and passion for the industry. “As a testimony to your commitment to excellence and food service and hospitality, I hereby proclaim you Ambassador of the Culinary Institute of America and present you with a gold medal and a certificate of ambassadorship, along with a photo of the graduating class of 2019,” decreed Dr Ryan,as he draped the medal across Mr Knipp.
Managing Director Chef Eve Felder is proud of this year’s graduating batch of students. “ It’s a very competitive program,” she explains. “These are 42 students chosen out of 250 applicants, and they go to school from 7 in the morning to 9 at night, and the Culinary Institute of America’s Bachelor program in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Food Business Management is something that equips students with real world experience in attachments to hospitality establishments before they graduate, so that they prepare for the real world.”
The 42 students who graduated this year will be graduating with the knowledge that they are entering the workforce with a brief understanding of what is needed to join the workforce, all while also aware that they are merely at the beginning stages of their work life.
The Culinary Institute of America has had a teaching presence in Singapore since 2007, and has worked together with Temasek Polytechnic to provide an education to those seeking an exemplary education in culinary sciences.