A big-time celebrity chef is coming to Sioux Falls next week and part of his trip includes a special visit to a local school.

Celebrity Chef Paul Wahlberg of the famous Wahlburgers is coming to Sioux Falls at the Hy-Vee grocery store on Marion Road this Monday, June 17th. Now Chef Paul is adding a stop at the CTE Academy.

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According to a press release from the Sioux Falls School District, Paul Wahlberg will meet with current culinary students at the CTE Academy, staff, and industry professionals on June 17th at 2 PM.

@wahlburgers (via Instagram)
@wahlburgers (via Instagram)

This is a great opportunity for kiddos in the Sioux Empire at the CTE Academy!

Chef Paul will host an hour-long discussion with students and industry professionals regarding his experience as an executive chef, share entrepreneurial advice when opening restaurants and provide additional guidance for future culinary professionals.

It's all in the family for Wahlburgers. Paul Wahlberg created the popular Wahlburgers franchise with the help of his brothers, singer Donnie Wahlberg from New Kids On The Block and actor Mark Wahlberg.

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It sounds like the future of Sioux Falls food will be in good hands. We can't wait to welcome Chef Paul Wahlberg to town next week!

This will be an exciting day for Hy-Vee on Marion Road and the CTE Academy! More information on the meet and greet can be found here.

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