NICEVILLE, FL — Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill of Destin, LLC has established a scholarship with a gift of $3,551.00 to support students at Northwest Florida State College who are majoring in the Culinary Management program.

The scholarship is created in memory of Rob Waack, a 22-year resident of Santa Rosa Beach and a long-time kitchen manager at Fudpucker’s Beachside Bar & Grill in Destin. The Rob Waack Culinary Scholarship is designed to pay 100% of the recipient’s tuition, fees and books for the 12 credit hours required to earn the Chef’s Apprentice Certificate.  First preference shall be given to Fudpucker’s employees.

For more information about this gift or partnership opportunities, please contact the NWF State College Foundation office at (850) 729-5357 or

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