Charles Niedermyer

  • Baking & Culinary

He’s an artist in the kitchen. A baking, pastry, and confectionary genius. Chef Charles has been recognized by big-name industry publications like Bake and Dessert Professional Magazine. But his true success is in the classroom where he’s sharing his craft with the next generation of culinary professionals.

Charles Niedermyer
Leading the Way

Inspiring future bakers

Take a look inside the lab. See Chef Charles Niedermyer in action. And hear directly from students what excites them most about the Baking & Pastry Arts programs at Penn College. 


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And they're off!

And they're off!

A select group of students are invited to put their talents to the test at high-profile events like the Kentucky Derby where they’ll work alongside Chef Charles and learn from other world-renown food professionals. 


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In the Media

Tomorrow Makers: A Penn College Podcast

Check out the Tomorrow Makers podcast with guest Chef Charles.

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Sweet success

Sweet success

Chef Charles and several Penn College students attended the 138th Philadelphia National Candy, Gift and Gourmet Show. In fact, Charles was asked to create coursework and teach the institute's Chocolate Confectionary track.

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"While we have all these fancy ovens and fancy equipment, there is a person who is making it all happen. And that’s what is exciting about it. That’s what gets me up every day. It’s never boring. It’s never easy. But it’s always fun.”

Chef Charles Niedermyer

Chef Charles featured in Bake magazine

Chef Charles featured in Bake magazine

When asked to weigh in on what the future holds for desserts and pastries, he told the publication, “The key is knowing your customers, the products and services that are most important to them, and staying true to your niche.”

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The best of the best

The best of the best

Chef Charles received one of the highest honors bestowed on pastry chefs: a spot among Dessert Professional Magazine’s Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America.

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