Jun 29, 2022, 3:36

2021 Sysco Educator of the Year Award

Thanks to Sysco for sponsoring the Educator of the Year Award for 2021! This Award is open to secondary and postsecondary educators as well as culinary educators working within the non-profit training sector. There will be two awards given.

There is no actual application form, but please include a cover letter to the Awards Selection Committee summarizing the nominee’s commitment to quality education as well as to his/her students and the advancement of the culinary, baking & pastry, and hospitality professions.

Deadline for the Award Application is April 1, 2021. Winners will be notified no later than May 1, 2021 and will each receive $1,500. Thank you to Sysco for their ongoing support of culinary educators!
Specific documentation that is suggested/required:

  • Include a description of methodologies that exemplify innovative teaching techniques. Give examples.
  • Provide evidence of the educator’s professional commitment to the educational community and foodservice industry which might include school committee work, professional networking, and community involvement.
  • Include a resume with the application.
  • Provide descriptions of ongoing professional development in both instructional and technical skills in the last few years.
  • Describe overall evidence that the educator has proven leadership in his/her profession; examples may include peer reviews, student evaluations, letters of recommendation, certificates and honors received, etc.

Submit the application via email dated no later than April 1, 2021 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Subject Line: 2021 Educator of the Year Application
There is no application form to be submitted with award applications. However, a cover page listing contact information is required.