Alumni Highlights

The Culinary School of Fort Worth is all about preparing and equipping graduates for the real world! Many of our notable alumni have gone on to have successful careers in the culinary arts.


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CSFTW Alumna Teaches Classes At Young County Jail

CSFTW Alumna Teaches Classes At Young County Jail

Neri Gonzalez, an alumna of The Culinary School of Fort Worth, already owned her own restaurant (which we spotlighted in 2020) when she enrolled in the school. She attended culinary school with the simple goal of growing her business and learning more about the back...
Alumni Spotlight: Joe Howard

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Howard

As we continue our series of highlighting our instructors, students, and alumni by telling their stories of successes, aspirations, and inspiration, we sat down with Joe Howard, a graduate from The Culinary School of Fort Worth in May of 2021. Joe is now a part of...
Alumni Spotlight: Ben Smith

Alumni Spotlight: Ben Smith

As we continue our series of highlighting our instructors, students, and alumni by telling their stories of successes, aspirations, and inspiration, we sat down with Ben Smith, a graduate from The Culinary School of Fort Worth in August 2020. CSFTW: How did you get...
CSFTW Alumna Becomes Partner and Head Chef

CSFTW Alumna Becomes Partner and Head Chef

Brittany Cantrell, an alumna of The Culinary School of Fort Worth, has recently become the partner of a revamped restaurant and will turn ownership within the next month. She will be the Head Chef at this restaurant and be a part of designing their new kitchen and...
Alumni Spotlight: Mary Katherine Odom-Endel

Alumni Spotlight: Mary Katherine Odom-Endel

For Mary Katherine Odom-Endel, an alumna of The Culinary School of Fort Worth, her talents in the kitchen were clear from a young age. “I have always been in the kitchen,” Mary Katherine said. “My mother, Sheri, is an excellent cook and always encouraged my siblings...
CSFTW Alumna Promoted To Head Chef

CSFTW Alumna Promoted To Head Chef

Tina Bible, a graduate of The Culinary School of Fort Worth, was recently promoted to head chef at the RB Golf Club & Resort in Runaway Bay, Texas. The promotion comes after working in Cocanougher managed kitchens since 2012 and starting with the RB Golf Club...