Chef Stephanie Herrington, a native Austinite, has been in the Hospitality/Culinary field for over 30yrs. After completing her degree at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, she moved to South Florida/Miami for 12 years to work in large high end hotels. While there, she was Assistant Pastry Chef for Sheraton Bal Harbor, a 850 room hotel. After leaving the Sheraton Chef Herrington became Pastry Chef for Turnberry Isle Hotel, a 4 star 5 diamond hotel.
Her career has also taken her to many different types of operations, from a fly-in fishing lodge in Alaska to restaurants & catering operations in New York, California, and Texas. Along with being a part of the Culinary faculty at ACC, she is currently a food sales/consultant for a fine food import company that is focused on specialty pastry & savory products.
Chef Herrington became a full time faculty member in the Fall of 2012 and teaches a variety of Pastry Arts classes.