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Biography

Michelle Towler was born in Michigan and recently moved to Indiana from Georgia.
Michelle spent several years as the chief financial officer at their family-owned electrical
contracting company. Michelle describes herself as a classically trained chef and a
certified sweet tooth.
Her career in culinary arts started at her privately owned company as a licensed home
baker, designing beautiful custom cakes and pastries. The passion for cake decorating
led her to become a Certified Wilton Method Instructor to other aspiring bakers in the
area. She earned a Certificate of Baking and Pastry Art from the Auguste Escoffier
School of Culinary Arts and started teaching French pastry classes both online and in
her home.
She then added to her credentials an Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts from
Helm’s College in Augusta graduating summa cum laude, as the class Valedictorian.
She is a national member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and has earned a
Certified Executive Pastry Chef (CEPC) certification. Currently she is in training to
become a Certified Practical Exam Evaluator.
She also holds certifications from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) in
ServSafe Instructor & Exam Proctor, Manage First Instructor (Cost Control,
Management, Nutrition, Hospitality Marketing) and ServSafe Food Protection Manager.
Additional memberships include National Technical Honor Society and Chaîne des
Rôtisseurs.
Her goal is to teach aspiring students the same lessons she mastered through the years
of formal culinary training – all while having tons of fun!