Chef Norm is also the former Department Chair of the Hotel and Restaurant Operations and Culinary Arts at York County Community College in Wells, Maine. In his position as a Department Chair, he was responsible for the development process of two (2) year degree programs, one in Culinary Arts and the second in Hotel and Restaurant Operations. Also with in his department, are three (3) one–year certificate programs; they are Food Service Specialist, Lodging Operations and Food and Beverage Operations. He also teaches a number of different subjects with in the Hotel/Restaurant Operations Program, as well as being the lead Chef Instructor for the Culinary Arts Program. Chef Normis the former Executive Chef/ Food and Beverage Director of the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine.
Chef Norm holds both an Associate’s and a Bachelor’s Degree from the renowned Johnson and Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. He came to the college with more than 18 years of experience in the food service industry as a former Executive Chef with Ramada Hotels, Dedham Country and Polo Club in Massachusetts and also worked at a number of coastal resorts in Rhode Island. Along with his culinary industry experience, Chef Norm has taught both at Johnson and Wales University College of Culinary Arts and at the University of Maine in Bangor in their Hospitality Management program.
He has been an active member of Maine Innkeepers Association and the American Culinary Federation since 1995. Chef Norm was awarded the Piscataqua Chapter of the American Culinary Federation Chef of Year Award for 2003. Chef Norm is active in Maine Restaurant Association and has served on their Board of Directors. In 2004 he was presented the Maine Restaurant Association’s Chef of the Year Award. He is a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) through the Educational Institute of the American Hotel and Lodging Association and is certified as a Foodservice Management Professional (FMP) through the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association.
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Classes and Seminars
Chef / Owner Norman J Hebert, CHE, FMP is also available for educational classes and seminars. Norm is a respected resource for culinary classes at Stonewall Kitchen in York, Maine. Programs can be designed to fit your needs and / or incorporate specific products.
Contact Norm today to inquire.