Steven C. Griffiths

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Culinary Arts Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8862
 Location: MAR 111
9:30 am-11:00 am
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
2:30 pm-4:00 pm


M.Ed in Educational Leadership
Northern Arizona University
Bachelor of Applied Science
Arizona State University
AAS Culinary Arts
White Mountains Community College

Chef Griffiths gained his culinary experience from the kitchens of the Balsams Grand Resort Hotel, Pinehurst Resort and Country Club, The Crowne Plaza Hotel, and Legal Sea Foods of Boston.  In addition to holding Executive Chef, Chef Garde Manger, and Banquet Chef positions, he brings many years of teaching experience to the students of EMCC.  As an instructor he has coached student teams for the ACF Junior Hot Food Competition, as well as a winning team at National Collegiate Ice Carving Championships.  Steve earned an AAS in Culinary Arts from White Mountains Community College, a BAS from Arizona State University, and an M.Ed in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University.  Further culinary training was completed at the Notter School of Pastry Arts, The French Pastry School, and the Institute of Culinary Education.  He has won several awards for ice sculpture, including fourth place in the single block competition at the 2004 World Ice Art Championships in Fairbanks, Alaska.

College Service 
Division Chair, Occupational Education: 5/2016-5/2020
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
CUL213 View class details for Buffet Catering (CUL213)Buffet Catering FAL20 F 8:00am - 12:15pm
AUG 28 - DEC 18
CUL137 View class details for Specialty Breads and Breakfast Pastry (CUL137)Specialty Breads and Breakfast Pastry SPR21 S 8:00am - 3:00pm
MAR 13 - MAY 8
CUL219 View class details for Professional Pastry Techniques (CUL219)Professional Pastry Techniques SPR21 F 8:00am - 4:00pm
MAR 26 - MAY 14