- Bronze Metal Ben E Keith Cake Salon 2012
- Pastry Chef for the Epicurean World Master Chefs Society Olympic Team 2012
- Member Les Dames d'Escoffier 2012
- 2010 SMU Iron Chef Competition- Best Presentation
- TCA Chili Confrontational 2005 - 1st place Vegetarian Chili
- Taste of Collin County 2005 "Best Food"
- TCA Chili Confrontational 2004 - 1st place Vegetarian Chili
- TCA Gingerbread House Competition 2003
- Overall Winner: Laura Lazaris - Beat out the professionals.
- TCA Chili Confrontational 2003 - 1st place Vegetarian Chili
August 2005 issue of the Plano Profile - profile on Karen Musa and the Hospitality and Food Service Management Program
Channel 8 - March 2004 segment highlighted CCCC Hospitality and Food Service Management Program
Chef Brooke Brantley recognized as contributor of the year (2004) by Dallas Chapter - Texas Chefs Association