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Distinguished Chef Series

Chef Event 2017-2018 Brochure 

Chef Shannon Smith

Chef Shannon Smith has been teaching cooking in Tulsa for more than 16 years. She has traveled to more than 35 countries, where she has studied food cultures, taken cooking classes and embraced many gastronomic adventures. Her love for travel and her culinary passion have led her to begin teaching culinary courses and she now travels annually to Rwanda and Dominican Republic to teach cooking programs for women who own food businesses with micro-finance loans. She also instructs private cooking lessons in her Tulsa home and is an ambassador for global cuisine and culture. Chef Shannon is also an accomplished jewelry artist and blogger. Her blog highlights her adventures and travels. She is a graduate of Oklahoma State University College of Human Sciences and her daughter Meredith is a current student in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Shannon Smith

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