Asha Hertel

Asha Hertel

Omni Grove Park Inn

After being a part of an inspirational culinary program at her Asheville, NC high school Asha’s culinary flame was sparked. She was chosen as a competitor in the Johnson & Wales National High School Culinary Scholarship Competition; later she went on to earn her Bachelors degree in The Baking and Pastry Arts, as well as her Masters of Arts in Teaching in Food Service Education. She spent time studying abroad and has since been working in the Culinary/Hospitality Industry. She is currently working as the Assistant Pastry Chef at the historic Omni Grove Park Inn where she provides a variety of cakes and pastries for restaurants, weddings, banquets, special occasions and buffets.

Posted in 2015 Competitor, Art Of Cake.