PEI Junior Chefs raise money for the Heart and Stroke Foundation with cupcake Valentines
February 14, 2018
Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Charlottetown, PE – Students from Holland College’s Culinary Arts program presented a cheque to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of PEI on Wednesday, Feb.14th. The students raised over six-hundred dollars by making and selling Valentine’s Day “Cupcake Grams”.
The fundraiser was spearheaded by Helena Stepanian and Scott Hannon, members of the PEI Junior Chefs Association, and six other student members. Chef Instructor Ilona Daniel mentored the students to develop the fundraising initiative from concept to reality.
Students and staff at the Tourism and Culinary Centre could purchase cupcakes as a valentine for someone in the building. The students worked through the weekend to prepare the cupcakes, which were available in five unique flavours.
The Junior Chefs association is comprised of student-members from Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts programs at The Culinary Institute of Canada. They support the education and development of cooks and chefs in PEI.
Pictured L – R: Junior Chefs Scott Hannon (1st year Culinary) and Helena Stepanian (2nd year Culinary) along with Chef Instructor Ilona Daniel present a cheque to Crystal Cobb, Coordinator of Fund Development with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of PEI.