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Chelsey Conrad

Butcher & Bee Charleston

When did you first become interested in your field of work?

What made you decide to go to CIC?
Culinary school in Charleston, plus my own apartment. Yeahh!

What was the most important thing that you learned at CIC?
The importance of mentorship

What was your first paid position in your field?
Breakfast/prep cook at Bella Trio in Charlotte, N.C.

What has been the highlight in your career so far?
Traveling to Israel and experiencing the cuisine I love firsthand

What would be your advice for CIC students?
Network with chefs and get as much real-world experience as possible.