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Engineering delicious

Whitney Chen ’05, who graduated with a degree in industrial engineering, returned to campus in March to talk about her recent success in a different discipline -- cooking. Chen is a former contestant on the TV show The Next Food Network Star, and works as a line chef at Per Se in New York City. She also writes for a food magazine, and in her spare time she is developing a nonprofit foundation and writing a cookbook. Chen recently hosted a cooking demo and a brown bag lunch on campus, discussing her passion for cooking. Even though she no longer works as an engineer, Chen values her experience at Lehigh and the skills she learned through her time as an industrial engineer.

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Chef Whitney Chen