SYSCO Presents CCCTC Culinary Students with Knife Set

Culinary Arts students in front row from left to right is Amarihia Ditty, Clearfield Area High School; Beccah Lvie, Clearfield Area High School; Kayla Zetts, West Branch Area High School; Rob Maynard, Sysco District Sales Manager; Angel Swanson, Clearfield Area High School; and Haley Smart, Moshannon Valley Area High School. Second row from left to right is Dustin Young, Philipsburg Osceola Area High School; Elijah Maines, Curwensville Area High School; Danelle Billotte, Phlipsburg Osceola Area High School; Brennon Ball, Clearfield Area High School, Jakob Kendrick, Curwensville Area High School; Janelle Yedlosky, West Branch Area High School; and Victoria Royer, West Branch Area High School.

The students in Mr. Dan Schleiden’s Culinary Arts and Food Management Program at the Clearfield County Career & Technology Center (CCCTC) were each presented with a starter knife set, which includes a chef knife, a boning knife, a paring knife, and a steel, compliments of SYSCO.   Rob Maynard, District Sales Manager for SYSCO, visited the class and talked about how he got his start at the  CCCTC when he was in high school.  He explained to the students that if you want to be in the food business, whether it be a Chef, restaurant manager or owner, this is the place to be.  Mr. Maynard presented each student with a starter knife set to start their career in the Culinary field. To learn more about the Culinary Arts and Food Management program, visit us at