Phone: 215-795-2911 ext.220
Degrees and Certifications:
A.O.S. Baking & Pastry Arts B.S. Applied Psychology/Organizational Behavior Certified Executive Pastry Chef Certified Culinary Educator Vocational I & II Certification Master's in Education degree
Diana T. Penn, CEPC, CCE
Chef Penn attended Peter Kump’s New York Restaurant School, now the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America with an A.O.S. degree in Baking and Pastry Arts. She has a B.S. degree in Organizational Behavior/Applied Psychology, Master's in Education degree, Vocational I & II certification and is a Serv Safe Instructor/Proctor.
Twenty-six years of industry experience includes dessert research and development, high volume retail bakery and fine dining. Additional experience includes producing and hosting a live cable TV show, restaurant review author, and food podcast participant. Chef Penn has taught at the Viking Cooking School, the Pennsylvania School for Culinary Arts and is currently Pastry Chef Instructor at the Upper Bucks County Technical School since 2012. On social media Chef Penn administrates Bakeology101 on Facebook and can be followed on twitter @Geekpastry.
Chef Penn holds both (CEPC) Certified Executive Pastry Chef and (CCE) Certified Culinary Educator certifications from the ACF. She has been a Skills USA evaluator at the state level, currently serves on the Bucks County Community College Occupational Advisory Board, is a member of the Harrisburg Chapter of the ACF (American Culinary Federation) and is a ServSafe Instructor/Proctor.
In December 2013, Chef Penn was honored to be the 1st Carl J. Schaefer Memorial Award recipient given by NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute) recognizing excellence and outstanding Career and Technical Educators.