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Degrees and Certifications:

•Graduate, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, Shamokin Pa. •Graduate, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Associates Degree in Food and Hospitality Management and Certificate in Culinary Arts Williamsport Pa. •American Culinary Federation Certified Executive Chef •Pennsylvania Dept of Education and Temple University Vocational 2 Certification •National Restaurant Association, ServSafe Istructor/Proctor •Adjunct Professor, Luzerne County Community College , School of Hospitality Management Nanticoke Pa.

Mr. Stephen J. Anania

Culinary Instructor

Chef Stephen J. Anania C.E.C. is a 1990 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Technology, holding an Associate’s Degree in Food and Hospitality Management and a Certificate in Culinary Arts. Chef Steve has been the Culinary Instructor at the CTCLC since 2007 and has held numerous roles. He currently sits on the Student Assistance Program Team and the school's Rapid Response Team. Chef Steve is an integral part of the community and has participated in many community service projects with his students, such as; Cookies for Kids Cancer, Friends of the Poor, First Responder's Lunch, and many others. 

Before coming to the CTCLC Chef Steve was the Executive Chef at International Gymnastics Camp in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania and was an Adjunct Instructor in the School of Culinary Arts/Hotel Restaurant Management program at Luzerne County Community College. The first 20 years of Chef Steve Anania's career is where he gained the bulk of his knowledge and skills as he held the position of Sous Chef and then eventually rose to the rank of Executive Chef at the Valley Country Club, located in Conyngham, Pa. He held the position of Executive Chef at the VCC for 10 years, before moving forward with his career. Prior to that, he was the evening Chef De Cuisine at the Sheraton Inn of Danville, Pa.
He has been a proud member of the American Culinary Federation, Professional Chefs of Northeastern PA for over 30 years and has served on various committees, and has held many executive offices. Chef Steve is currently the Vice President of the ACF PC of NEPA.  He is a ServSafe certified instructor/proctor and serves on many local advisory boards. He is a proponent of Culinary Education and eagerly spreads his knowledge and experiences when and where they are most useful, in order to enrich the Culinary Profession.