Story #029 – Ben Shelton

NAME: Ben Shelton

CULINARY SCHOOL AFFILIATION: Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, NC

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BIO:

Ben Shelton is currently the Executive Pastry Chef at Greensboro Country Club.  He is a North Carolina native and received his formal culinary and pastry training from Johnson and Wales University in Charlotte.

In 2013 he won first place and was named U.S. Pastry Chef of the Year at the 24th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition, one of America’s most prestigious pastry competitions. He most recently received his Certified Executive Pastry Chef and is working towards receiving his Certified Culinary Educator.

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LinkedIn: https://www.linledin.com/in/ben-shelton-cepc-9612b5112

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