Splendid array of student projects seen during 'Hospitality Visit Day'
– Photos by Jennifer A. Cline, writer/magazine editor;
Chef Craig A. Cian, associate professor of hospitality management; and Brian D. Walton, assistant dean of business and hospitality
A cake by Claudia M. Walling, of Williamsport
Required to incorporate “spring,” Patrick E. Hufnagle’s cake brings to mind April showers and May flowers. Hufnagle is from Antes Fort.
Ladybugs and fruit blossoms adorn a cake by Katelyn M. Shappell, of Orwigsburg.
Alexis N. Youse, of Pottstown, presents a white birch-inspired cake.
An icon of spring escapes underground on a cake by Ashley L. Geist, of Huntingdon.
A spring-inspired cake from Ashley L. Hoffer, of Manheim
A cake by Deirdre L. Satterly, of Shippensburg
Sadie C. Bower’s rustic cake; Bower is from Lewisberry.
Spring hops along on a cake by Dane S. Druckenmiller, of Hellertown.
A cake by Sabrina R. McClintock, of Mechanicsburg.
Spring flowers and sunny skies decorate Shannon's cake.
As part of a “Cupcake Wars” finale in the Cakes and Decorations course, Annika I. Turner, of Lewisburg, presents white chocolate raspberry cupcakes.
Orange mimosa cupcakes by Katelyn M. Shappell, of Orwigsburg.
Cupcake Wars entries: Top (from left): S’mores cupcakes by Geist; lemon and raspberry cupcakes by Hufnagle; and orange mimosa cupcakes by Shappell. Bottom, from left: Raspberry sunshine cupcakes by Hoffer; white chocolate raspberry cupcakes by Turner; and springy strawberry shortcake cupcakes by Emily R. Fallen, of Blue Bell.
Baked Alaska cupcakes by McCrum
“Starry Night” cupcakes by Wolfhope
Entries in “Cupcake Wars” include “Orange Blast” cupcakes by Kobi A. Shannon, of Lewistown; strawberry shortcake cupcakes by Keowa A. Clemens, of York; “Starry Night” cupcakes by Kyra R. Wolfhope, of Aaronsburg; Baked Alaska cupcakes by Autumn G. McCrum, of Kenesaw, Ga.; and gluten-free, dairy-free sweetened blueberry and lemon cupcakes by Jace A. Crowl, of Landenberg.
A chocolate showpiece by Sarah A. Bryan, of Bellefonte.
... a theme that continues in her sugar art centerpiece.
Novack’s strawberry lemon madelines resemble sea creatures ...
A sea otter rides the waves on a chocolate sculpture by Cyril L. Hunter, of Hughesville.
An orange chiffon cake by Berg
A tempting undersea display by Bailey L. Frey, of Watsontown
Boronow’s blueberry white chocolate mousse and mango macarons invoke ocean waves and pearl-bearing oysters.
Rachael E. Berg, of Newark, Del., adds pesto and mozzarella Italian bread to her capstone display.
The tasty artwork of Madeline J. Novack, of Selinsgrove
Kiwi and macadamia mendicants, sea star cookies and “coconut wave mousse” by Bryan
Among the offerings by Danielle R. Wesneski: “three sisters” cookies, chocolate panna cotta and chocolate coconut marshmallows.
Presenting their sage lemonade mocktail are (from left) Ricky J. Frankhouser, of Williamsport, Janelle R. Becker, of Fort Loudon, and Allison D. Harlan, of Williamsport.
Chelsea L. Gray, of Marysville, left, and Lauren N. Meszaros, of Starrucca, stand ready to serve their “Spicy Side of Life” grapefruit pepper beverage.
Yancey’s deconstructed lemon meringue pie
Shannon serves “Coral Blue No. 4,” a pineapple fennel mocktail.
Family record the moment as Ashley L. Yancey, of Abington, describes the delicacies she has prepared.
Kristian M. Saunders, of Gillett, offers an appealing selection of treats.
Gloria F. Boronow, of Denver, Pa., talks with students from Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology.
A group learns more about students’ final assignment in Cakes and Decorations from Chef Craig A. Cian, associate professor of hospitality management/culinary arts.
Lester presents his senior project, examining student uniform preferences.