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Thanksgiving Tips and Tricks From Chef Jenn

Monday, November 8, 2021 A Message from Chef Jennifer Denlinger, Professor, Culinary Management Thanksgiving — the most traditional of all family holidays. Thanksgiving has a different meaning for every family, and every family has different traditions. Since food is the center of tradition, here are some tips and tricks to make the day easier. 1. Make a plan. Homemade […]

September Is National Food Safety Education Month

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 A Message from Chef Jennifer Denlinger, Professor, Culinary Management September is National Food Safety Education Month — a great opportunity to raise awareness about the steps we can take to safely prepare our food and protect ourselves from food poisoning. Do you know that before students can enter the Culinary Lab, they must […]

Chef Jenn Earns Culinary Program Honors

Friday, June 4, 2021 A Message from Melissa Pedone and Stanton Reed, Interim Presidents, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Chef Jennifer Denlinger, professor, culinary management, recently won two awards at the annual conference for the Centers for the Advancement of Foodservice Education. CAFÉ is a trade organization dedicated to culinary instructors and culinary education. Anyone […]

Chef Jenn Named National Chef Educator of the Year

Friday, August 7, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Jennifer Denlinger, professor, culinary management, continues to receive accolades in her field, as she was recently awarded a 2020 National Chef Educator of the Year Award by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). Her win comes on the heels of […]

Chef Jenn Wows Crowd at the EPCOT Food and Wine Festival

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses This fall, Poinciana Campus’ own Chef Jenn (a.k.a. Jennifer Denlinger, professor, culinary management) was asked to participate in the 2019 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival for the fourth year. She is a former Walt Disney World cast member and did her preliminary culinary […]

Featured Colleague: Jennifer Denlinger Builds a Culinary ...

By Dani Moritz-Long Professor of Culinary Management Jennifer Denlinger (more commonly known as Chef Jenn) knows nothing brings people together quite like food — which makes culinary arts the perfect profession for her. She not only brings people together by creating Florida farm-to-table recipes, which she shares with others on her The Florida Chef website and in […]

Chef Jenn at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, Executive Vice President and Provost and President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Poinciana Campus’s own Professor of Culinary Management Jennifer Denlinger wowed the crowd at the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival on Friday, September 7, 2018, with a live cooking demonstration of her original recipes for Coffee Thyme Rubbed Skirt […]

Celebrating Culinarians Day with Chef Jennifer Denlinger

For the past few years, we’ve celebrated Culinarians Day with features about our award-winning culinary program and the people who make it special. This year, we’re celebrating Culinarians Day, which officially falls on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, with a reflection written by Culinary Management Professor Jennifer Denlinger, who leads Poinciana’s state-of-the-art culinary program. A Message from Jennifer Denlinger, […]

Chef Jennifer Denlinger to Showcase Culinary Skills at...

Much like the chef who inspired the unlikely hero of Disney • Pixar’s “Ratatouille,” Professor of Culinary Management Jennifer Denlinger believes that, with the proper training, “anyone can cook.” While none of Jennifer’s current students physically resemble “Ratatouille’s” rodent protagonist, the film’s anyone-can-do-it theme certainly inspires her role at Valencia and beyond as an educator passionate about teaching others […]

Poinciana’s Chef Jenn Invited to Host Demo at Epcot Food...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses On Wednesday, October 29, 2017, Chef Jennifer Denlinger, professor, culinary management at the Poinciana Campus, was invited to participate in the Chef Demo Series at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. In her demo, she prepared Florida Style Shrimp n’ Grits with Tomato […]