Thursday, December 31, 2009

PCI hires president and CEO

The Professional Culinary Institute (PCI), Campbell, Calif., appointed chef Gary Prell as its new president and CEO. Prell joins PRI from hospitality company Centerplate, where he was vice president. He also previously worked for The Art Institutes.

"I am so excited to join the team at PCI and to be a part of their future," Prell said in a statement. "The staff and faculty's passion to impart knowledge and make a difference in the lives of their students is unparalleled. They are truly successful."

PCI provides career training in the hospitality field focusing on culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, wine sommelier training and hospitality management. For more information, visit