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Professor Carol Bennett

Job Title: Culinary Arts Coordinator/Preceptor/Chef -Instructor

Department: Dietetic Education Program/Culinary Arts

Office location: Signal Peak, Sizer Building, N119

Phone: 520-494-5029

Email Address: carol.bennett1@centralaz.edu

Instructional and interest areas: Culinary Arts, Organic Gardening, Agricultural Sustainability, Hiking, Family

Certifications: Registered Dietitian

Education: B.S. University of Minnesota, MPH Nutrition, University of Minnesota, AAS Culinary Arts, Scottsdale Community College

Carol Bennett began working at Central Arizona College in the fall of 2007 as the Culinary Arts Coordinator/Preceptor. She brings with her many years of experience in the fields of culinary arts, food science, nutrition and dietetics, and education.


Carol in a native of New Jersey. Carol's previous work experience includes:  Nutrition Educator in the WIC Program with Health Departments in Minnesota and Arizona, Therapeutic Dietitian and a Nutrition Consultant for hospitals and physicians groups, adjunct faculty with Maricopa County Community Colleges teaching nutrition, culinary arts, and food science. She is the owner of Desert Gourmet Catering.


Carol and her husband have 3 children; enjoy travel, gardening, cooking, reading, and of course fine dining!


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