Jessi McEwan – Gippsland’s own Global Ambassador
Federation Former Federation Training Hospitality student, Jessi McEwan, from Traralgon, has been appointed as Global Brand Ambassador for the World Association of Chefs Society (WACS).
WACS has announced it had appointed Jessi as Brand Ambassador to be ‘the worldwide face of the association’ – the first such appointment since its inception in 1928.
According to WACS, Jessi has ‘an outstanding resume in the culinary field’ and was selected for her ‘confidence, diligence and versatile communication skills’.
“Jessi’s responsibilities will include promoting the WACS on a daily basis and driving brand awareness via media platforms,” the release said.
Jessi’s former teacher, Kellie Fraser, Culinary Studies Trainer from Federation Training’s Morwell campus, is delighted with the appointment and said Jessi’s elevation to the role of global ambassador is ‘a remarkable achievement’.
“Jessi McEwan was an outstanding Apprentice here at Federation Training, starting her studies while attending school in our VETiS program, Certificate II in Hospitality in 2012. She then gained an Apprenticeship in Cookery through placement in this course and attended as an Apprentice one day a week for three years,” Kellie recalled.
“I noticed the passion Jessi had for food very early in her training and I nurtured her through her Apprenticeship and helped her compete in regional, state and national Cookery competitions.”