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Top Chef contestant Luke Kolpin joins fight to save Seattle Culinary Academy

Former dean Linda Chauncey and Top Chef contestant Luke Kolpin, who is a graduate of the program, joined the show to talk about the situation. #newdaynw

A program that's produced some of Seattle's top culinary talent is off the chopping block. At least for now.

The Culinary Academy at Seattle Central College faced closure in an attempt to balance the budget. But supporters argued that would have hurt an already ailing restaurant industry.

To talk about what's going on, former dean Linda Chauncey and Top Chef contestant Luke Kolpin, who is a graduate of the program, joined the show.

You can learn more about SCA and donate at savesca.com.

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