School Partners

The Ryan Wells Foundation partners with 6 culinary programs located in Pinellas County, 4 of which are at the high school level and 2 at the vocational level.  Below is information about each program.  More information about how we support these programs can be found on the Causes page.

We also partner with Johnson and Wales University and Keiser University for scholarship matching.  More information about these post-secondary institutions and others can be found on the Student Resource page.

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Dixie Hollins High School

Program Start: August 2011
Facility Size: 1,750 square feet
Chef Instructor(s): Chef Christy Rabich
2014 Enrollment: 170 students

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Northeast High School

Program Start: August 2001
Facility Size: 5,000 square feet
Chef Instructor(s): Chef John Beck & Chef Curtis Serata
2014 Enrollment: 200 students

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Osceola Fundamental High School

Chef Instructor(s): Chef Allison Foster & Chef Chris Long

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Tarpon Springs High School

Program Start:
Facility Size: 11,600 square feet
Chef Instructor(s): Chef Cathleen Ryan, Chef Tony DeVincenzo, and Chef Vincenzo Pesce, Jr.
2014 Enrollment: 170 students

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Pinellas Technical College, Clearwater and St. Petersburg Campuses

Chef Instructor(s): Chef Brian Minkin (Clearwater) & Chef Bill Kittell (St.Petersburg)

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