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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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...
CSFTW Alumnus Starts Private Chef Business

CSFTW Alumnus Starts Private Chef Business

Austin Exum, a graduate from The Culinary School of Fort Worth, has started up a business as a private chef hosting private dinners in his hometown of Paris, Texas. After graduating from The Culinary School of Fort Worth in June of 2020, Austin worked on figuring out...
CSFTW Alumnus Buys Catering Company

CSFTW Alumnus Buys Catering Company

David Bittle, a Culinary School of Fort Worth alumnus, and his wife, Lisa, have recently purchased a catering company that they are in the process of rebranding. Bittle graduated from The Culinary School of Fort Worth in August of 2020 and knew that he wanted to work...
Alumni Spotlight: Robbie Ross

Alumni Spotlight: Robbie Ross

Written by James Creange. I recently had a chance to catch up with CSFTW alum Robbie Ross. Robbie graduated from The Culinary School of Fort Worth in May of 2018, and, until recently, worked as a lead line cook at The Fort Worth Club.  Robbie’s love of food began...
Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Daniels

Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Daniels

Written by James Creange. Photos by James Creange and Jonathan Daniels. When talking with Jonathan Daniels, The Culinary School of Fort Worth alum and operational chef at Butler’s Cabinet, the first thing that becomes abundantly clear is his passion for food. If given...