CTE INSTRUCTORS

Chef Peter Turro

Chef Peter Turro teaches Culinary Arts and is a graduate of Rowan University and Hudson County Community College Culinary Arts Institute. Chef Turro holds a BA Degree in Law/Justice from Rowan and an A.A.S. Degree in Culinary Arts from Hudson Community Culinary Arts Institute. He has been teaching at High Tech High School since 2002. Chef Turro’s goals in the classroom are to provide a thorough working knowledge in cooking techniques. Outside the classroom, he enjoys playing and, most recently, attempting to build guitars. pturro@hcstonline.org

Dyanna Bruno

Dyanna Bruno teaches Food Service Management and Marketing and is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University, Providence. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Culinary Arts and a Bachelor's Degree in Food Service Management with a concentration in Marketing and Event planning. Ms. Bruno has been teaching at High Tech High School since 2015. Her goals in the classroom are to educate students in the exciting field of the food service industry and help students prepare for their future and long-term goals after High Tech. Ms. Bruno is also an advisor for two different extracurricular clubs at High Tech: Culinary Club and Skills USA. Both clubs are important to Ms. Bruno, since they encourage students from all different majors to appreciate not only the culinary world but their area of study as well. Ms. Bruno has had a passion for the food service industry since childhood. Since then, she has held almost every job in the food service business; she still actively works in the field when not teaching in the classroom. However, when she does have free, time Ms. Bruno enjoys binge watching bad TV and retail therapy. dbruno@hcstonline.org

Chef Jennifer Fargo

Chef Jennifer Fargo is a graduate of Ursinus College with a BS in Exercise and Sports Science and the International Culinary Center (formerly known as the French Culinary Institute) with a degree in Baking and Pastry Arts. Chef Fargo has been working at High Tech High school since 2012. Chef Fargo’s classroom goals are preparing students and building their wealth of knowledge and kitchen experience to be able to graduate high school and be able to work in the baking and pastry industry. When Chef Fargo isn’t teaching or baking at home she is an avid sports fan. She coaches basketball, and plays in softball, kickball and volleyball leagues. She can also be found cheering on the New York Yankees, Oakland Raiders and Duke Blue Devils. jfargo@hcstonline.org