The 2007 Emily Quinn Poo Professional Achievement Award from the University of Georgia Alumni Association, Athens, GA.
University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition, Publix Visiting Practitioner 2005
Full Tuition Scholarship to Le Cordon Bleu Paris Academie d'Art Culinaire from the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), 2005
Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award, Greater New York Dietetic Association/American Dietetic Association, 2003
American Dietetic Association Foundation Scholarship, NYSDA, 2001/2002
2nd Place Recipe Contest for Sun Ripe Tomatoes, Spiced Tomato Cake, FL, 2001
Finalist New York University Dining Services Recipe competition 2001
Teaching Fellowship/Assistantship, New York University, 2000/2001& 2001/2002
Frank G. Elliott Memorial Scholarship, New York University, 1999
Charlie Trotter Scholarship & Peter Kump Memorial Scholarship, James Beard Foundation, 1996
CIA Pastry Award, International Association of Culinary Professionals, 1996
Outstanding Baker Award, Culinary Institute of America, 1996
Deen Terry Memorial Scholarship, American Institute of Food & Wine, Atlanta Chapter, 1996
2nd Place for New Product Development: Spiced Cherry Compote, Cherry Marketing Institute,1995