Name: Geoffrey  Blount
 
Department: Baking and Pastry Arts (Hospitality Education Division)
     Hospitality Education Division
Title: Program Chair/Instructor, Baking & Pastry Arts
Office Location:
Harris 1 Bldg, 1126
Harris Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-4638
Fax Number: (704) 330-4637
Email Address: Geoff.Blount@cpcc.edu
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Responsibilities:
Link to BPA Program www.cpcc.edu/hospitality-education/baking-pastry-arts  CUT and Paste for Direct Info for BPA

OFFICE HOURS  LAB Monday to Thursday 8am to 1:15pm
             LAB Monday through Thursday 3pm to 9:30pm
             Office Monday through Thursday
                    6:30am to 8am  and 1pm to 2pm
                    Fridays 7am to 2pm by Appointment
 
Educational Background:
Geoffrey Blount, CEPC, ACE, heads up the Baking & Pastry Arts (BPA) program on the Harris Campus. He graduated from CPCC in 1995 earning an AAS degree in Culinary Arts and his BBA Degree in Hospitality and Tourism from Strayer University in 2013.  Chef Blount also attended the French Pastry School in Chicago. A member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and the 2013 South Eastern US Pastry Chef of the Year and 2011 Educator of the Year, Geoff has earned numerous awards including Best Pastry Shop-2005 & 2006, Top Ten Charlotte Chefs-2004 and his dessert creations have been featured at James Beard Dinners.Recently Chef Blount competed as part of Team USA at the Gelato World Cup in Italy, where the team won the coveted "Best Taste" award.

Between 1992 and 2013, Chef Blount has won over 49 ACF medals for the Hot Food, Bread, Chocolate, Pastry and Cold-Food categories in competitions throughout the US.He currently serves as an ACF Certified Judge and Certification Evaluator. His professional career includes stints as Pastry Chef, Executive Chef and Owner in top hotels, shops and clubs throughout the southeastern United States. Chef Blount began teaching at CPCC in 2007.
 

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