Alex Gutierrez is a passionate culinary arts and senior in high school at the East Valley Institute of Technology & Desert Mountain High School, she is in the process of receiving her certificate of completion and high school diploma. After high school she plans on furthering her education getting her associates in applied science in a culinary program as well as her bachelors. Alex is no stranger to hard work in the culinary world, having spent many years as a baking assistant and a sous chef for many banquet and events, where she successfully managed banquets, competed in food competitions, and grown as a chef and person, learning from her mistakes and always wanting to do her best, she is excited to continue working in the kitchen. She was a 2018 CCAP Finalist as well as winning the Silvana Salcido EsparciĆ³ Award. This is the only the beginning for this motivated aspiring chef and looks forward to what the future holds. To contact Alex please email or go to