On the wire:
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Sep 28, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Le Cordon Bleu (LCB) proudly announces today that Certified Master Chef and World Global Master Chef Ferdinand Metz has joined LCB as executive dean and chairman of the LCB National Advisory Board (NAB). In his new dual role, Metz will oversee the NAB, provide strategic direction and further develop the NAB board. At the same time, he will assist in the design and implementation of innovative new programs, specifically focused on students and industry needs.
"Master Chef Metz brings a breadth and depth of experience and industry knowledge, which will strengthen Le Cordon Bleu's commitment to students across the nation," said Brian Williams, senior vice president responsible for the Le Cordon Bleu Schools in North America. "With his leadership, the LCB National Advisory Board will be better equipped to create and identify training and career opportunities that enhance our students' access to professional development and sustained success in the industry."