Kristin Sepulveda

Culinary Arts Academy

Valley High School


Whittier College

  • Bachelor's in Liberal Arts, Major: Child Development, Minor: History

Orange Coast College

  • Certificate, Advanced Culinary Arts
  • Certificate, Advanced Baking

CTE Teaching Credential

Culinary Competition Experience

  • American Culinary Federation Hot Food team, participant

  • Prostart Advisor and Competition Coach since 2018

Academy Highlights

Our students won a competition with some hotcake recipes developed for Norms

A heart concha from an after school Culinary Club Workshop

Our 2022 Campechana Competition Dish

A student seasoning potatoes during a classroom lab activity

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