Faculty and Staff

Board of Trustees

Trustees Emeriti

Honorary Trustees

Ralph Brennan William C. Anton Christopher (Kit) Goldsbury
Chairman of the Board Chairman Emeritus William N. Hulett
John Metz, Jr. '92 Frank Arthur Banks '57 I. Pano Karatassos '60
Vice Chairman Robert Berenson J. Willard Marriott, Jr.
Philip Jones Jeffrey P. Berlind John J. Profaci
Treasurer Elizabeth Blau James D. Robinson III
Steve Rushmore Richard Bradley Allan Schuman
Secretary Chairman Emeritus
Raymond Bickson Fred Carl, Jr.
Dr. Joyce Brown August J. Ceradini, Jr.
Stanley Cheng Chairman Emeritus
Alice Elliot Lee A. Cockerell
Anne Fink Dr. John J. Connolly
Laurence Geller Chairman Emeritus
Noah Glass John N. Daly
Shep Gordon Lori Daniel '79
Mark Hoffman '77 Marcel Desaulniers '65
Cheryl Henry Sebastian J. DiMeglio
Jonathan Kaplan James Doherty
Thomas A. Keller Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.
J. Riley Lagesen Daniel A. Gescheidle
Michael Mina '89 Burton Hobson
Nicole Miller Regan Michael Kaufman
Ted Rich Karl Kilburg
Marc J. Sarrazin Abigail Kirsch
Clarice Turner Peter Kleiser
Robert Unanue Ted J. Kleisner
Regynald Washington Takeshi Kohjima
Charles La Forge
Richard Lavin
Dr. Barbara Lawrence
Jon Luther
Chairman Emeritus
Tony May
Richard Mazer
Chairman Emeritus
Charles Merinoff II
M. Cameron Mitchell '86
Chairman Emeritus
Robert A. Muh
Chairman Emeritus
Charlie Palmer '79
Chairman Emeritus
John L. Patten
Margaret E. Happel Perry
Alan R. Plassche
Chairman Emeritus
Melinda R. Rich
Harold Rosser
Harris H. Rusitzky
Chairman Emeritus
Arno B. Schmidt
John L. Sharpe
Richard Smucker
Arnym Solomon '69
Rodney Stoner '65
Nick Valenti
Chairman Emeritus
Joseph W. Vannucci
Roy Yamaguchi '76
Kevin Zraly

President and Cabinet

Dr. L. Timothy Ryan '77, CMC, AAC
President
EdD, University of Pennsylvania
MBA, BS, University of New Haven
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Kevin Allan
Vice President—Advancement
MS, Milano School for Public Engagement, The New School
BA, Manhattanville College
Rachel Birchwood
Associate Vice President—Enrollment Management
MS, Antioch University
BS, SUNY Cortland
Susan Cussen
Associate Vice President—Branch Campuses
MBA, State University of New York at Albany
BS, State University of New York at Oneonta
Greg Drescher
Vice President—Strategic Initiatives and Industry Leadership
Mark Erickson '77, CMC
Provost
MBA, Marist College
BS, University of New Haven
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Maria Krupin
Vice President—Finance and Administration
MS, New Jersey Institute of Technology
BBA, Pace University
Dr. Kathleen Merget
Associate Vice President and Dean—Student Affairs
PhD, MA, Fordham University
MA, Marist College
BS, State University of New York at Cortland
Dr. Michael Sperling
Vice President—Academic Affairs
PhD, MS, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
BA, University of Pennsylvania
Rick Tietjen
Associate Vice President, Chief of Staff, and CIO
MBA, Capella University
BS, Marist College
Daniel Vinh
Vice President—Marketing and Communications
MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
BS, McIntire School of Commerce at University of Virginia

New York Campus Faculty and Staff

Academic Deans

Dr. Denise Bauer
Dean—School of Liberal Arts and Food Studies
PhD, MA, New York University
BA, Dickinson College
Dr. Annette Graham '88
Dean—School of Business and Management
PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
MS, Purdue University
BBA, Morehead State University
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Marc Haymon '81, CMB, CHE
Associate Dean—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Cynthia Keller '83, PC II, CHE
Associate Dean—Culinary Arts
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Bruce Mattel '80, CHE
Senior Associate Dean—Culinary Arts
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Tony Nogales '88, PC III, CEC, CHE
Associate Dean—Culinary Arts
MBA, Sustainability, Bard College
BS, Culinary Education, SUNY Empire College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Ted Russin
Acting Dean—School of Culinary Science and Nutrition
MSc, McGill University, Canada
BSc, University of Manitoba, Canada
BA(Hons), University of Winnipeg, Canada
Certificate, Pierre Radisson Collegiate, Canada
Carolyn M. Tragni, CHE
Dean—Academic Engagement and Administration
MA, Long Island University
BS, Mercy College
Brendan Walsh '80
Dean—School of Culinary Arts
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America

Administration

Betsy Carroll
Director—Institutional Research and Effectiveness
MBA, Binghamton University
BA, University of Rochester
Crystal DeCarolis
Director—Center for Career and Academic Advising
BS, Johnson & Wales University
Maureen Erickson
Director—Accreditation and Assessment
Certificate Advanced Studies, Syracuse University
MS, Syracuse University
BS, Syracuse University
Emily Franco
Director—Cornell School of Hotel Administration-The Culinary Institute of America Alliance
BS, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
Jon Grennan
Director—Library and Information Services
MLS, Indiana University
BA, University of Oklahoma
Chet Koulik
Registrar
MA, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
BS, The Pennsylvania State University
Waldy D. Malouf, Jr. '75
Senior Director—Food and Beverage Operations
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Joseph Morano, PHR
Senior Director—Faculty Relations
Title IX/Age Discrimination Act Coordinator
JD, Brooklyn Law School
BA, Syracuse University
Certificate, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Sarah Putney
Director—Compliance and Information Privacy
MS, Emory University
JD, University of Maine School of Law
AB, Yale College

Faculty—Baking and Pastry Arts

Mark Ainsworth '86, PC III, CEC
Professor—Culinary Arts
BA, Communications, University of South Carolina
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Aleishe Baska '05, CHEP
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BA, English and Psychology, Macalester College
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Institute of America
Didier Berlioz, CMB, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Brevet of Professional Studies; Certificate of Professional Abilities, Cuisine Classique; Brevet d'Etudes du Premier Cycle, Lycée Technique d'Hôtellerie et de Tourisme Nice, France
Noah Carroll '06, CHEP
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Institute of America
Kate Cavotti, CMB
Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BA, Speech Pathology, Denison University
AAS, Hotel & Restaurant Management, New York City Technical College
Richard J. Coppedge, Jr., CMB
Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BS, Food Service Management; AS, Culinary Arts, Johnson & Wales University
Kristin Egan '04, CMB, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BS, Hotel Restaurant Management, Drexel University
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Stephen J. Eglinski, CMB
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Peter Greweling, CMB
Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, New England Culinary Institute
Jesse Jackson III
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
AS, Baking and Pastry Arts, Johnson & Wales University
Lisa Kirschner
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BS, Workforce Education and Development, The Pennsylvania State Universiry
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Todd R. Knaster, CMB
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Certificate, Pastry Arts, New York Restaurant School
William McCarrick, CMB, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AAS, Culinary Arts, Academy of Culinary Arts
Genevieve Meli '07, CMB, CHEP
Assistant Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Certificate, Sugar Fundamentals and Trends, Notter School of Pastry Arts
Dianne Rossomando '95
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Certificate, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Claudia Silva
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Grand Diploma, Professional Classic Pastry Arts, The French Culinary Institute New York
Rudolf Spiess
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Baker-Konditor Diploma, Association of Master Bakers and Pastry Chefs, Switzerland
Joseph Utera, CMB, CEPC
Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
MEd, Education, Instructional Design; BS, Business, Western Governors University
AOS, Pastry Arts, Johnson & Wales University
Certificate, Computer Programming and Analysis, Valencia Community College
Melissa Walnock '01, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BPS, Baking and Pastry Arts Management; AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Stéphane Weber, CMB
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Certificat, Aptitude Professionnelle, Jean-Ferandi, France
Apprenticeship, Jean Jeudon, France
Hans J. Welker, CMB
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Master's degree, F.U.U. Gemeinnuetzige Fortbildung Schule, Germany
Apprenticeship, Café Brenner, Germany
Michael Zebrowski
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AAS, Dietetics, Portland Community College

Faculty—Business and Management

Barbara Campbell, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, CMRDP, CHE
Lecturing Instructor—Business Managment
MS, Adult Education, SUNY Buffalo
BS, Biology and Chemistry, Excelsior College
AS, Biological Science, Columbia Greene Community College
Anthony J. Chando
Assistant Professor—Business Management
MBA, Marketing; MS, Management, Long Island University
BS, Business Administration, Fordham-Marymount College
Laura Dreesen
Associate Professor—Business Management
MS, Education; BS, Business Finance, State University of New York at New Paltz
Lynne Eddy, RDN, FAND, CHE
Associate Professor—Business Management
MS, Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University
BS, Nutrition, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Raimundo Gaby, Jr. '97
Associate Professor—Business Management
EdD, Education, Columbia University
MS, Adult Learning, Teachers College, Columbia University
BPS, Culinary Arts Management; AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Bill Guilfoyle
Associate Professor—Business Management
MBA, Marketing, Pace University
BA, English Literature, State University of New York at New Paltz
Denise Mazzei '96
Assistant Professor—Business Management
BA, Conflict Management and Corporate Negotiation Strategy, Vassar College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Stephanie Murphy, CPA
Associate Professor—Business Management
MBA, Accounting, Bernard Baruch College
BA, Accounting, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Alisa Neuneker, CHE
Associate Professor—Business Management
MHRTA, BS, Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Administration, University of South Carolina
Cameron F. Rabe, CPA, CHE
Associate Professor—Business Management
MBA, Professional Accounting, Rutgers University Graduate School of Management
BA, Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

Faculty—Culinary Arts

David J. Bruno '88, PC III, CEC, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies, SUNY Empire College
AOS, Culinary Arts, Certificate, The Culinary Institute of America
Dominick Cerrone
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
AAS, Electrical Technician, Hudson Valley Community College
Shirley Shuliang Cheng
Professor—Culinary Arts
MS, Hospitality Administration, Johnson & Wales University
BA, English Literature, Sichuan University, China
AOS, Culinary Arts, Sichuan Culinary Institute, China
Raymond Dawson
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, New York Institute of Technology
Paul DelleRose '94, CHE
Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Joseph De Paola '94
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
BA, History, Niagara University
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Joseph W. DiPerri '77
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Arts Instruction, State University of New York, Empire State College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Anita Olivarez Eisenhauer
Professor—Culinary Arts
Sustainable MBA, Green Mountain College
BS, Educator in Culinary Arts, State University of New York, Empire State College
Michael A. Garnero
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
AA, Business Administration, Seattle Central Community College
Sean Kahlenberg '04
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Morey Kanner '84
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BS, Psychology, State University of New York at New Paltz
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
AA, Liberal Arts, Ulster County Community College
Thomas Kief '78
Professor—Culinary Arts
BS, Marketing, Marist College
AA, Liberal Arts, University of Cincinnati
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Joseph F. Klug '82, CHE
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Arts Instruction, State University of New York, Empire State College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Dwayne LiPuma '86
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
BS, Environmental Science, University of New Mexico
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Martin Matysik, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
MBA, Catering and Hospitality Management, Canterbury University, England
Higher National Diploma, Bournemouth University, England
Xavier Mayonove
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
Certificate of Professional Studies, Hospitality; Diploma of Professional Education, Hospitality, L'école Hôteliers de Haute-Corse, France
David McCue '93, CHE
Professor—Culinary Arts
BA, Sociology, University of Scranton
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Robert Mullooly '93
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Education, State University of New York, Empire State College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Lance Nitahara '08, PC III, CEC, CPC, CHE
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Arts Management; AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
AA, Culinary Arts; AA, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of the Pacific
Robert A. Perillo '86, CHE
Professor—Culinary Arts
Sustainable MBA, Green Mountain College
BPS, Culinary Education, State University of New York, Empire State College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
William Phillips '88
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Jason Potanovich '96, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
John Reilly '88, CEC, CHE
Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies, State University of New York, Empire State College
Theodore Roe '91
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Roshara Sanders
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Arts Management; AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Eric L. Schawaroch '84, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Education, State University of New York, Empire State College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Thomas Schneller
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
George Shannon, CEC, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BS, Business, Management, and Economics, SUNY Empire State College
AS, Business Administration, Thomas Nelson College
Scott Swartz '89, CEC
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
MBA, Cultural Sustainability, Goucher College
BS, Hotel/Restaurant Management, University of New Haven
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Bryan Tobias, PC III, CEC, CHE
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
Gerard Viverito, CEC
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
BS, Hospitality Management, University of Maryland
AOS, Culinary Arts, Scottsdale Culinary Institute
Jong Jip Yang '11
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Gregory Zifchak '80
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America

Faculty—Culinary Science and Nutrition

Suki Hertz, RD
Associate Professor—Culinary Science
MS, Clinical Nutrition, New York University
BA, Geography, University of Colorado
Certificate, Culinary Arts, New York Restaurant School
J. J. Lui, MCGB, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Science
MBA, Further Education Management, King's College University of London, England
BSc, International Culinary Arts, Thames Valley University, England
Diploma, Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector, City & Guilds of London Institute, England
Marisa Monaghan
Assistant Professor—Culinary Science
MST, Biology, Pace University
BS, Reactions, State University of New York, Cortland
Allison Righter, RDN
Assistant Professor—Culinary Science
MS, Public Health, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
BS, Public Health Studies and History of Science, John Hopkins University
Jonathan A. Zearfoss, CEC, CCE, CCP
Professor—Culinary Science
MA, Liberal Studies, Empire State College
AB, English, College of William and Mary

Faculty—Hospitality and Service Management

Rory Brown '06, CSW, CHEP
Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
MS, Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of New Orleans
BPS, Culinary Arts Management; AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Brandi Renee Burgess
Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Tim Buzinski '97, CS
Lecturing Instructor—Wine Studies
BA, Philosophy, St. John's University
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Higher Certificate, Wine and Spirit Education Trust
Courtnay Dittbrenner, CHE
Assistant Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
MBA, University of Phoenix
BA, Hotel Administration, Cornell University
Ezra Eichelberger
Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
BS, Speech, Southern Illinois University
John W. Fischer '88
Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
MS, Educational Technology, Walden University
BA, Psychology, Swarthmore College
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Bruce W. Lavender '82
Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Mauro M. Sessarego
Associate Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
MS, Hospitality Management, Rochester Institute of Technology
BPS, State University of New York, Empire State College
Nautical Engineering, Istituto Tecnico Nautico, Italy
Carleen von Eikh
Assistant Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
BFA, Dramatic Art/Dance, University of California, Berkeley

Faculty—Liberal Arts and Food Studies

Bonita Bogush
Associate Professor—Liberal Arts
MEd, Adult Education; BS, Secondary Mathematics; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Distance Education, The Pennsylvania State University
James V. Brady
Associate Professor—Liberal Arts
MA, Psychology; MA, Educational Psychology; BA, Psychology, Marist College
Vivian C. Cadbury
Associate Professor—Writing and Communications
MA, English Literature; BA, English, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lina Castellanos Hermberg
Associate Professor—World Languages & Cultures
MEd, Language Arts, Carthage College
Licenciatura en Español e Inglés, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Colombia
Dr. Maureen Costura
Professor—Liberal Arts
PhD, Anthropology; MA, Archeology, Cornell University
BA, History, Dickinson College
David Flynn
Associate Professor—Liberal Arts
MIA, Political and Economic Development, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
BA, Political Science and Honors majors, Sociology minor, Hunter College, City University of New York
Dr. Beth Forrest
Professor—Liberal Arts
PhD, MA, BA, History, Boston University
Anne M. Henry
Associate Professor—Writing and Communications
MA, BA, Literature, State University of New York at New Paltz
Dr. Richard P. Horvath
Professor—Writing and Communications
PhD, English Literature and Humanities, Stanford University
MA, English Literature, University of Rochester
AB, English Literature, Dartmouth College
Dr. Robert J. Johnson, Jr.
Professor—Liberal Arts
PhD, History, City University of New York
JD, New York Law School
MA, History, Hunter College
BA, Social Studies, Niagara University
Dr. Deirdre Murphy
Professor—Liberal Arts
PhD, American Studies, University of Minnesota
MA, BA, English, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
One-Year Diploma, University of Kent at Canterbury, U.K.
Michael J. Nothnagel
Associate Professor—Liberal Arts
MAT, Mathematics Education; BS, Mathematics Education, University of New Hampshire
Antonella Piemontese, CHE
Associate Professor—World Languages & Cultures
MFA, Drawing and Painting, School of Visual Arts
BFA, Drawing and Painting, State University of New York, College at Purchase
Dr. Taylor Reid
Assistant Professor—Liberal Arts
PhD, Community, Food, and Agriculture, Michigan State University
MS, Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University
BS, Plan and Soil Science, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Dr. Nilsa Rodríguez-Jaca
Professor—World Languages & Cultures
PhD, MA, Spanish and Latin American Literatures and Cultures, State University of New York at Albany
Certificate, Entrepreneurship, SUNY Ulster
Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM)
Dr. Willa Zhen, CHE
Professor—Liberal Arts
PhD, Anthropology, University of London, England
MA, Anthropology, University of Sussex, England
BA, International Relations and Chinese Studies, University of the Pacific

California Campus Faculty and Staff

Academic Deans and Administration

Thomas Bensel
Managing Director—California Campus
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Adam Busby, CMC, CHE
General Manager—Greystone
Canadian Interprovincial Seal Diploma and Journeyman Certification,
Algonquin College of Applied Arts, Canada
Robert Jörin, CMB, CEPC, CCE, CHE
Associate Dean—Degree Programs
Bakery Pastry Chef, Wirtefachschule, Switzerland
Apprenticeship, Konditorei-Restaurant Bräm, Switzerland

Faculty

Robert Bath, MS, CHE
Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies
BS, Business Administration, California Polytechnic University
Amber Brodie
Instructor—Liberal Arts
MFA, Creative Writing, Fresno State University
BA, English, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Aaron Brown, CB, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AA, Culinary Arts, Western Culinary Institute
Almir Da Fonseca, CEC
Professor—Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts, Senace Culinary School/Le Cordon Bleu, Brazil
Apprenticeship, Chef Jacques Arpi, Charron, France
Sanna Delmonico, RDN, CHE
Associate Professor—Nutrition and Food Safety
MS, Human Nutrition, Louisiana State University
BS, Dietetics, San Francisco State University
Christie Dufault, ACWP, CHE
Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies
MA, Education,Sonoma State University
BA, French and Art, Simmons College
Stephen L. Durfee, CEPC
Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AB, American Studies, Hamilton College
Certificate, Pastry and Baking, Peter Kump's New York Cooking School
William P. Heubel, CHE
Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, California Culinary Academy
Steven E. Isaac '97, CMB, CEPC, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Daniel Kedan '07
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
BAAS, Philosophy, University of Delaware
Lars Kronmark, CWP
Professor—Culinary Arts
Chef College, Restaurationsindustriens Laerlingeskole, Denmark
Apprenticeship, Grande Café, Denmark
Sarah Linkenheil, CHE
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
Apprenticeship, Albrecht-Dürer Berufsschule, Germany
Steve Mercer, CHEP
Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
BS, Psychology, Sonoma State University
AA, Liberal Arts, Napa Valley College
Kelly M. Mills
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
Degree, Culinary Arts, British Columbia Vocational School, Canada
Jeff Prather
Instructor—Wine and Beverage Studies
Keith Rada, Jr.
Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
BA, Sociology, Columbia University
Dustin Rogge '00, CHE
Associate Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
BPS, Culinary Arts Management; AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
MBA, Sonoma State University
Higher Wine Certificate, Wine & Spirit Education Trust
Angela Salvatore
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BS, Communications, University of Illinois Urbana
Certificate, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Michael Wille '89
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
MA, Hospitality Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
BA, Journalism, San Francisco State University
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Michael K. Wolf, CHE
AssociateProfessor—Hospitality and Service Management
BA, Marketing, California State University
Thomas B. H. Wong '86, CEC, CHE
Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Certificate, Culinary Arts, Kapiolani Community College

Graduate Faculty and Staff

Academic Directors and Administration

Cathy Jörin
Senior Director, School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Director, The Food Business School
MBA, University of San Francisco
BA, University of California, Irvine
AOS, California Culinary Academy

Graduate Program Faculty

Faculty information can be found here

Texas Campus Faculty and Staff

Academic Directors and Administration

April Goess '03, CHE
Managing Director
BPS, AOS, The Culinary Institute of America
Jose Frade, CHEP
Associate Dean—Degree Programs
BA, Business Administraton, University of Phoenix
AAS, Culinary Arts, Texas Culinary Academy

Faculty

Lilla Bernal '99
Assistant Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
AOS, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Vincent Carvalho, CHEP
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
Diplôme de cuisine, Lycée hotelier, France
Ana Sofia Sada Cervantes
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
BA, Centro de Estudios Culinarios Roccatti SUGAR, Mexico
BA, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Alain Dubernard, CMB, CHE
Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Diploma, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico
Escuela Panamericana de Hoteleria, Mexico
Melissa Fritz, CEPC, CHE
Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BS, Food Service Management; AS, Baking and Pastry, Johnson & Wales University
Angel Gonzalez
Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
BS, Industrial Design, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico
Melissa Guerra
Instructor—Liberal Arts
BFA, Music, Mount Holyoke College
Brian Krellenstein '92
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Brandon Morgan
Instructor, Liberal Arts
BS, Mathematics, University of the Incarate Word
Will Packwood '96
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Uyen Pham '04, CEC
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
MEd, Physical Education, University of Houston
BS, Kinesiology, University of Houston
Hinnerk von Bargen, CHE
Professor—Culinary Arts
Master Chef Diploma, Hotelschool, Germany
Apprenticeships, Hotel Tietjens Hütte, Germany; Parkhotel Grüner Jäger, Germany

CIA Singapore Faculty and Staff

Administration

Eve Felder '88, CEC, CHE
Managing Director
MS, Rochester Institute of Technology
BS, College of Charleston
AOS, The Culinary Institute of America

Faculty

Jorg Behrend
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
Master Chef Diploma, Hotelschool, Germany
Apprenticeship, Hotel Schaperkrug, Germany
Saverio Busato
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
Diploma of Technician, Hospitality Service & Restaurant Industry, Italian Cooking, Institute E. Cornaro
Elaine Koh '13
Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
BPS, Culinary Arts Management, The Culinary Institute of America, Singapore Institute of Technology
Diploma, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
Yvonne Ruperti '96, CHE
Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
BA, Art History, Vassar College
AA, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Dutchess Community College
Certificate, Baking and Pastry Arts, The Culinary Institute of America
Michael Sanson '96
Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
AOS, Culinary Arts, The Culinary Institute of America

Legend of Certifications

AAC American Academy of Chefs CS Certified Sommelier
ACWP Advanced Certified Wine Professional CSW Certified Specialist in Wine
CB Certified Baker CWE Certified Wine Educator
CCE Certified Culinary Educator CWP Certified Wine Professional
CCM Certified Club Manager DWS Diploma in Wine and Spirits
CCP Certified Culinary Professional FAND Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
CDE Certified Diabetes Educator FWS French Wine Scholar
CEC Certified Executive Chef LD Licensed Dietitian
CEPC Certified Executive Pastry Chef MCGB Master Chef of Great Britain
CFBE Certfied Food and Beverage Executive MFP ManageFirst Professional
CFSM Certified Food Service Manager MS Master Sommelier
CHA Certified Hotel Administrator PC II ProChef Level II
CHE Certified Hospitality Educator PC III ProChef Level III
CHEP Certified Higher Education Professional PHR Professional in Human Resources
CMB Certifited Master Baker RD Registered Dietition
CMC Certified Master Chef PDN Registered Dietition Nutritionist
CMRDP Certified Menu Research and Development Professional RS Registered Sanitarian
CPA Certified Public Accountant SHRM-SCP SHRM Senior Certified Professional
CPC Certified Pastry Culinarian SPHR Senior Professional in Human Resources