Rebecca Howard Joins Team as Chef Instructor

Arc Educates is delighted to have Chef Rebecca Howard on our team as Chef Instructor of our Entry-Level Culinary Arts Certificate Program. In this role, she teaches our culinary students the necessary skills to succeed in a professional kitchen or culinary career.

Chef Rebecca has nearly 15 years of experience in the culinary industry, having worked for Lowes Hotel South Beach, Chartwells, The W Hotel South Beach, ARAMAK at the University of Florida, as the Executive Chef at Hilton Garden Inn with McKibbon Management Group, a Chef at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel and Sanitation and Safety Specialist with the Department of Business Professionals and Regulations (Division of Hotels and Restaurants).

Most recently, Chef Rebecca effectively led The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale’s Summer Studio program in partnership with local high schools and campus academic departments. As a High School Representative, she presented PowerPoint training to students at The Art Institute’s open houses throughout South and Central Florida, while training students on basic knife skills, technique and food safety standards.

In addition, Rebecca has proudly served as a Youth Pastor at Full Gospel Assembly Unit Message. There she has provided counseling services to children and teenagers, as well oversight of junior and senior high youth and youth staff.

Chef Rebecca received her Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management from Johnson & Wales University and a Master of Arts in Theology from Saint Leo University.

About Arc Educates

Established in 2003, Arc Educates is dedicated to supporting individuals through quality, affordable professional development training and educational programs. To date, the Institute has served thousands of students and more than 40 different companies by facilitating learning that is exciting, innovative and practical.

Arc Educates provides two distinct certification programs that provide career training for the human services and culinary arts fields.

Both Arc Educates DSPATHS Program and Entry Level Culinary Arts Certificate Program are licensed by the State of Florida Commission for Independent Education, license number 4392.

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