Mar 24, 2016 | Harrison College
Raleigh, NC (March 24, 2016) — The Chef’s Academy at Harrison College, the culinary division for Harrison College, a nationally accredited, career-focused higher education institution serving nearly 3,000 students, recently named Chef Paul Sottile as campus president of The Chef’s Academy’s Raleigh-area campus.
Sottile has worked at The Chef’s Academy since 2011, most recently as dean of academic affairs, providing strategic vision and leadership to the culinary instructors at the Morrisville campus and leading the development of campus faculty. As campus president, Sottile will oversee all local campus operations and be responsible for growth and profitability as well as community engagement.
“Chef Paul’s leadership and experience in the culinary field is a tremendous asset to our already thriving The Chef’s Academy location in Raleigh,” said Dr. Jim Hutton, president and CEO of Harrison College. “I believe his passion for the culinary arts and pastry arts will continue to energize these aspiring students to fulfill their dreams of becoming chefs, bakers and other leaders in the food industry.”
“I am honored to have been selected to serve as campus president in Raleigh and look forward to working more closely with the students, faculty and staff,“ said Chef Sottile. “The Chef’s Academy will continue to focus on classroom and experiential instruction to better prepare our students for the expectations of the culinary industry.”
Sottile earned a master’s of organizational leadership from Colorado State University, graduating with honors. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Johnson & Wales University. Sottile is a Certified Executive Chef through the American Culinary Federation and designated a life-long Food Service Management Professional by The National Restaurant Association.