Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Restaurant Group Honors Garfield Culinary Student

Juan Ramos, a culinary arts student at Garfield High School, has been named Student of the Year by the San Diego chapter of the California Restaurant Association.

In making the award, the association lauded Ramos for his can-do attitude.

"Juan knows the meaning of work.  Rarely has there been a student with such a strong work ethic.  He never quits until the job is done.  He does not let ego get in the way of doing whatever job needs to be done, no matter how menial."
Ramos has graduated from Garfield and is now taking classes at San Diego City College. His future includes more culinary training.

This is the first time the association has presented a Student of the Year award. It goes to a student who shows  leadership, exemplary citizenship,  excels in their class and plans to work in the hospitality industry.

The California Restaurant Association is a major supporter of San Diego Unified's College, Career and Technical Education (CCTE) programs, with many of its members providing internships, serving as mentors and advisors to on-campus programs, and financial support for students and programs. San Diego Unified School District appreciates the support that the California Restaurant Association and its members give to our students and staff.

For more information, please contact Angela Croce, CCTE program specialist, at (858) 503-1750 or

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