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Carolina Food Co.

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Janice  Benjamin

Title: Executive Pastry Chef
Department: Dining
Carolina Food Co.
Office: Capstone House


A native of White Plains, NY, Chef Janice attended Ohio State University for undergrad and then attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania Academy of Culinary Arts. Since graduation, she completed a Culinary and Pastry externship at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. Following her externship, she moved to White Sulphuric Springs, West Virginia where she trained under Master Pastry Chef, Frederic Monti, at the Greenbrier Resort. Chef Janice’s culinary career has since taken her to Pennsylvania and Virginia. Now the Executive Pastry Chef for The University of South Carolina, she has worked for Aramark since November of 2012 and relocated here to be closer to family: consisting of her five children, two granddaughters and three cats.