Award Recipient

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Casey Shiller


Casey Shiller, CEPC, CCE, AAC is a Professor and Program Coordinator of Baking and Pastry Arts for St. Louis Community College at Forest Park. Shiller was named the ACF?s National Chef Educator of the Year in 2012, and named the 2013 ACF Chefs de Cuisine Association of St. Louis? Chef of the Year. Shiller was named Teacher of the Year for St. Louis Community College in 2010, and received Missouri Governor Jay Nixon?s Excellence in Teaching Award in 2011. In June, 2011, Chef Shiller was the winning contestant on the nationally-broadcast Television Food Network program, Cupcake Wars, and was featured once again on the program in January, 2012, in a ?Battle of the Champions? episode. Shiller appeared and garnered a second win on Cupcake Wars in 2013, leading to an appearance at the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. Shiller is the Lead Judge and Administrator for the American Culinary Federation?s National Chef Educator of the Year competition. Shiller is a national judge for Skills USA and ProStart youth culinary competitions, and is considered a global leader on educational pastry programming. Shiller?s extensive community volunteerism focuses on the Hugh O?Brian Youth Leadership Foundation, and the Spastic Paraplegia Foundation. Shiller, and his wife Anne, enjoy travelling, attending theater, and are avid St. Louis Blues ice hockey fans. Their daughter Allison, 6 years old, became a big sister in June, 2020, when the Shillers welcomed a son, Harrison, to their family.