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Faculty Bio, Robert Pekar

Robert Pekar

Associate Professor

College/School: College of Culinary Arts
Campus: Providence
Main college/department phone number: 401-598-1130


Chef Robert Pekar joined the faculty of Johnson & Wales University where he teaches classes in desserts, cake decorating and baking formula technology.

Prior to joining the faculty at JWU, Pekar worked as pastry chef at Top Notch at Stowe Resort in Vermont and was executive assistant pastry chef at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Mich. He has won numerous awards from the Societe Culinaire Philanthropique and the American Culinary Federation.

Degrees
  • A.S., Hotel and Restaurant Management, Manchester Community College
  • A.O.S., Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of America
  • B.S., Food Service Teacher Education, Johnson & Wales University
  • M.A.T., Teaching, Johnson & Wales University