Charles Niedermyer II

Instructor, Baking & Pastry Arts/Culinary Arts

  • 570.320.2400 ext. 7894
  • LEC, Rm.B1116
Charles Niedermyer II

Charles is a Chef Instructor at Pennsylvania College of Technology, where he has been teaching baking and pastry arts since 2005. He is a 2018 Bake Magazine Twentyfive top educator, a 2017 Top Ten Pastry Chef in America by Dessert Professional Magazine, and holds several awards from the College, most recently a Distinguished Teaching Award in 2015. His industry experience includes bakeries, restaurants, hotels, and clubs, including The Penn State Bakery and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company.

Charles’ work extends well beyond the campus classroom. He is an active member of The Bread Bakers Guild of America and the Retail Confectioners Association, teaching at educational conferences all over the country. Charles leads production at the Kentucky Derby each year, where they cook and bake for thousands of guests. He is a guest instructor for the Department of Food Science at Penn State, lecturing on baking science and product development. In 2015, Charles was a national finalist for Team USA, which competed at the 2016 Coupe de Monde de la Boulangerie.