Oregon Coast Culinary Institute offers Valentine’s Meal and Treats Fundraiser

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Coos Bay, OR – Want to romance someone special but don’t have the expertise to pull off a gourmet meal? Let us do the work for you! Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) is offering a delicious dinner for two that we prepare for you. All items are ready for you to put the finishing touches on. And, if you’re looking for something …

Oregon Coast Culinary Institute offers Valentine’s Meal and Treats Fundraiser

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Coos Bay, OR – Want to romance someone special but don’t have the expertise to pull off a gourmet meal? Let us do the work for you! Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) is offering a delicious dinner for two that we prepare for you. All items are ready for you to put the finishing touches on. And, if you’re looking for something …

Scholarship Applications Available Jan. 1 – March 1, 2022

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Are you planning to attend Southwestern Oregon Community College in the 2022-23 academic year? If so, you are encouraged to apply for scholarships! Thanks to generous donors, the Southwestern Oregon Community College Foundation awards nearly $200,000 in scholarships to students attending Southwestern. Any student planning to attend the college during the 2022-23 academic year is encouraged to apply. This includes …

Chef Instructor Chris Foltz appears on Disney+ “Foodtastic”

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You never know where a career in culinary arts will take you. Perhaps even to Disney to be featured in an episode of “Foodtastic”. Chef Chris Foltz, a chef instructor for Southwestern’s Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI), got the opportunity to do just that! “Foodtastic” is a global competition in which artists create “extravagant scene work and larger-than-life sculptures made …

Chef Instructor Chris Foltz appears on Disney+ “Foodtastic”

Anne Matthews OCCI News

You never know where a career in culinary arts will take you. Perhaps even to Disney to be featured in an episode of “Foodtastic”. Chef Chris Foltz, a chef instructor for Southwestern’s Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI), got the opportunity to do just that! “Foodtastic” is a global competition in which artists create “extravagant scene work and larger-than-life sculptures made …

American Culinary Federation Team USA sets up shop at Southwestern to prepare for coming competitions

Anne Matthews OCCI News

What an amazing experience for our culinary program! “It’s kind of an honor,” says one first-year OCCI student. Executive Director Chef Randy Torres is helping manage and coach the team of professional chefs from all over the country. Check out the news story from KCBY: https://bit.ly/3A8QxLL.

Oregon Coast Culinary Institute to host American Culinary Federation Team USA

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Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Oregon Coast Culinary Institute (OCCI) is excited to host the American Culinary Federation Team USA for their first face-to-face practice session October 3 through 5, 2021. During the visit, the team will interact with OCCI students and faculty in the way of demonstrations and lectures, and will prepare two meals that simulate the competition …

Oregon Coast Culinary Institute’s Competition Team takes National Title again in 2021

Anne Matthews OCCI News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is pleased to announce that once again, Oregon Coast Culinary Institute’s (OCCI) competition team has placed first in the nation among collegiate competitors. The team was able to hold the title most recently won in 2019 as the competition was canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The team worked tirelessly for months in …

Oregon Coast Culinary Institute’s Competition Team takes National Title again in 2021

Anne Matthews News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College is pleased to announce that once again, Oregon Coast Culinary Institute’s (OCCI) competition team has placed first in the nation among collegiate competitors. The team was able to hold the title most recently won in 2019 as the competition was canceled in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The team worked tirelessly for months in …

Community Cooking Classes offered spring term

Anne Matthews OCCI News

Coos Bay, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Oregon Coast Culinary Institute is excited to be offering community cooking classes, done virtually, throughout spring term. Classes include a food supply box that participants pick-up at OCCI the day before each class, from 3 to 5 pm. We have a no-contact procedure. Face coverings are required. All classes are conducted live using …