Frank Vollkommer is a Certified Master Pastry Chef and the Director of Culinary Industry Development with Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts.
Chef Vollkommer has earned gold and silver medals at numerous international competitions, including the Culinary Olympics in Erfurt, Germany and is a recipient of the Medal of the French Government. In 2010, Vollkommer was recognized as one of the Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America by Dessert Professional Magazine, and has been featured in So Good.. Magazine, Pastry Arts Magazine, Pastry & Baking North America and the book Food as Art.
Chef Vollkommer also earned a Masters in Education (M.Ed.), and previously held teaching and leadership positions at Johnson and Wales University, The Culinary Institute of America and the New England Culinary Institute, and is experienced in leading academic programing, curriculum and instructional design strategies, and assessment.