Iowa State alumnus returns to serve as executive chef

Scott Bruhn to oversee all culinary operations at the Ames campus.

Scott Bruhn, a 1994 graduate of Iowa State University’s (ISU) hotel and restaurant management program, has returned to the university to serve as its executive chef. In addition to leading ISU dining’s culinary team in testing and creating recipes for all dining areas, Bruhn will oversee culinary operations at the campus’s 20 locations and commissary and bakery units.

“I look forward to being out in the dining areas with students, requesting their feedback and being visible to the campus community,” Bruhn said in a university press release. “As an executive chef, it is important to forge solid relationships with customers.”

“I am extremely excited to have ISU alum Scott Bruhn leading our culinary team,” Nancy Keller, ISU Dining Director, said in the university press release. “His knowledge of the university as well as his experience in hospitality venues allows us to continue our high level of service to our meal plan holders, catering customers and on-campus guests."

Bruhn received his Associate of Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in 1996. Most recently, he served as executive chef for Chicago Marriott Suites O’Hare, in Rosemont, Ill.

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