Niedermyer Among Nation’s Top Pastry Chefs

Chef Charles R. Niedermyer

Chef Charles R. Niedermyer II, instructor of baking and pastry arts/culinary arts, has been named among the 2017 Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America by Dessert Professional Magazine. The magazine‚Äôs publisher, Matthew Stevens, and editor, Tish Boyle, selected the honorees based on their talent, creativity, contributions to the industry and dedication to creating high-quality confections. Niedermyer earned a degree in baking and pastry arts from the college in 2000, later followed by a degree in technology management. Before returning to teach at the college, he spent several years practicing his craft in the hotel, restaurant and bakery industries, including work for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. In recent years, he was named a finalist for Team USA, which competed at the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie (World Cup of Bread) in Paris, and received awards from Penn College for Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Academic Advising. Dessert Professional Magazine is the nation’s leading food service publication for the chocolate, pastry, cake, artisan bread and frozen desserts industries. Making its Top 10 list is a pinnacle achievement for pastry chefs. Niedermyer will be honored at a reception in New York City in June and featured in the August issue of Dessert Professional.

Comments – 11 Comments

That’s awesome! Congratulations!

Posted by Lisa Bock at May 30, 2017 at 8:38 am

Congratulations, Chef Charles! A well-deserved honor! Hugs!

Posted by Judy McConnell at May 30, 2017 at 10:24 am

A great honor to be recognized for your passion.

Posted by June Zimmerman at May 30, 2017 at 10:57 am

Have enjoyed fabulous pastries at Le Jeune Chef Restaurant.

Posted by Jeannette Winner at May 30, 2017 at 12:00 pm

Congratulations, Chef Charles.

Posted by David Moyer at May 30, 2017 at 12:36 pm

Congratulations, Chef Charles. A well-deserved honor!

Posted by Dana Suter at May 30, 2017 at 2:51 pm

Congratulations, Chef Charles! Great to see your artistic expertise and passion rewarded with this honor!

Posted by Judy Zebrowski at May 30, 2017 at 4:31 pm

A well-deserved honor, Chef. Congratulations.

Posted by Barb Wible at May 30, 2017 at 7:54 pm


Posted by Esther Wetzel at May 31, 2017 at 3:43 pm

Wonderful recognition; congratulations!

Posted by Betsy Fallen at June 1, 2017 at 6:16 am

Congratulations! Well-deserved!

Posted by Denise Leete at June 4, 2017 at 10:27 pm

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