Degrees and Certifications:
AOS Baking and Pastry Arts AA Broadcasting Communications ServeSafe Instructor/Proctor
Mr. Michael Szalkowski
Mr. Szalkowski is a graduate from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y.. He has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Specializing in baking and pastry arts, Mr. Szalkowski has taught culinary arts students at Jane Addams for the past 18 years. Together with Mr. Bjorklund they oversee the operations of The Executive Grille restaurant staffed by the culinary students. The Grille is open to the public most Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Please check out our Executive Grille page for additional information.