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Success Stories

Nina Brown '16

"I knew that I wanted to work with people. I knew that I wanted to meet people from all over, so I thought what better field than the hospitality field. After graduating from NFCI I was was able to apply at the Wingate by Wyndham Niagara Falls with leadership skills, management skills and communication skills that got me the job."

Margaret Chang

Margaret Chang '17

Margaret Chang, who attended NFCI for Baking & Pastry Arts, opened a new bakery in Canton, NY called Sweet Margaret. Her bakery specializes in small runs of gourmet baked goods and custom work, but offers the unique flavors of Asian style breads from Chang’s native Taiwan and boba tea.

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Elizabeth Dashnaw

Elizabeth Dashnaw '15

Niagara Falls Culinary Institute Alum, Elizabeth Dashnaw ’15, played a primary role in the opening of the café Breadhive located in Buffalo, NY and designing their menu. She has said that the worker cooperative model plays to her strengths, allowing her to come up with her own style of doing things and excelling at what she does best.

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Zack Klug

Zack Klug '15

Zack Klug graduated from the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute in 2015 with his degree in Winery Operations. He has now opened his own winery called Liten Buffel in Middleport, NY after working for Freedom Run Winery.

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