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Certified Chef de Cuisine Adam Merlino takes over school nutrition program
Certified Chef de Cuisine Adam Merlino has come full circle.
The Cañon City native recently stepped into the role of Manager of Nutrition Services for the Cañon City School District, the same one in which he was raised. Merlino replaces Paula Buser who worked in the position for 11 years before accepting a similar job earlier this year in the Littleton Public School District.
"It's an opportunity to come back to Cañon City and give back," Merlino said. "Hopefully all the years I spent studying food will offer some kind of benefit to the kids of this community."
Merlino left Colorado after he graduated from Cañon City High School in 1998. He then attended Le Cordon Bleu culinary school in Portland, click here to read full article courtesy of Canon City Daily Record