PCTI Student Earns America’s Best High School Pastry Chef Title!

Passaic County Technical Institute’s (PCTI) Stephanie Solano of the School of Culinary Arts competed against high school students at the Culinary Institute of New York at Monroe College for the coveted title of America’s Best High School Pastry Chef. She took home the gold, earning the much sought after title and the honor of receiving a full tuition scholarship for the AAS Baking and Pastry Arts Program!

Stephanie’s award winning dessert featured a ginger mousse with Israeli honey cake, cherry sauce, pistachio crumble, and Amarena cherry ice cream.



PCTI student Stephanie Solano (Woodland Park) earned the America’s Best High School Pastry Chef title and has received a full tuition scholarship to the AAS Baking and Pastry Program at Monroe College.