Greg Eisele News

Alums to Be Featured on Food Network Competition Show

The Great Food Truck Race returns on the Food Network this weekend with seven teams of food truck novices—including a family of UT alumni—battling from New Orleans to Savannah, Georgia. Culinary and Catering program alumna Shona House of Rogersville, Tennessee, along with her two sons, heads up a team called Stick ’Em Up that serves various types of food on a stick.

Student Graduates from UT, American Culinary Federation Three Days Apart

A December graduate has become the first UT student to receive an outside chef certification while attending UT. Tara Garland, a hospitality, restaurant, and tourism management major in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, received her chef certification through the American Culinary Federation just three days after walking across the stage at the December commencement ceremony.

Culinary Program Team Takes Home Wins in Chefs Event

Greg Eisele, UT Culinary Program director, and a team of students from the program competed against fifteen other chef teams in the March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction event and placed first in the buffet presentation category and third in the plated sampling category.

Food Truck Mania Campers to Dish Up Lunch

Thirteen Kids U campers, grades 8-12, attending the Food Truck Mania course on campus this week will be serving lunches they helped plan, prep and cook from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 9 and 10.