Chef Dave Hettler had over 10 years of restaurant experience before deciding to attend Ivy Tech to study Culinary Arts. While attending Ivy Tech, Dave entered and won a European competition which allowed him to study for 2 weeks in Paris, France. Following graduation from Ivy Tech, where he earned a degree in Hospitality Administration with a concentration in Culinary Arts. He opened and operated All Event Catering, which served weddings and corporate events and Creative Plate Catering which served upscale clientele in an in-home setting. Dave began teaching full-time at Impact Institute in 2010. He enjoys teaching students and seeing them grow and develop their culinary skills.