Karina Besnett is graduating from the baking and patisserie program at Le Cordon Bleu on November 3rd. She has grown up in our Pagan community, has worked security at Sacred Harvest Festival, and played the maiden Goddess for a COG Beltane. She was awarded two scholarships during her time at Le Cordon Bleu. One was a cooking competition where she took first place. The other was a merit scholarship awarded on the recommendation of former employers and teachers. She currently works as a waitress at Fat Lorenzo’s in Minneapolis and is the lead baker at Brasa in St. Paul.