The Culinary Institute of America


Spotlight On: Dr. Christopher R. Loss '93Culinary Science

Professor—Department of Culinary Science and Director—Menu Research and Development



PhD, MS, BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Associate Degree in Culinary Arts, CIA.

Professional Experience:

Ventura Foods Chair, Department of Menu Research and Development, CIA at Greystone, St. Helena, CA. Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca. Chef, Telluride Association, Cornell University Chapter, Ithaca. Cooking Instructor, Tompkins County BOCES, Ithaca. Associate Food Technologist, The International Food Network, Ithaca. Research Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca. Nutrition Instructor, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Valhalla, NY. Roundsman, Crabtree Kittle House, Mount Kisco, NY. Cook, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, New Orleans, LA.


National Dairy Leadership Scholarship, National Milk Producers Federation, 2002. The Frank and Anne Kosikowski Graduate Award in Food Science, 2001. Productivity Award, The International Food Network, 1998. General Mills Undergraduate Award, 1995. Kraft General Foods Award, 1995.


American Association for the Advancement of Science. Institute of Food Technologists. Research Chefs Association. International Association of Food Protection.

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