MS, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY. BS, Florida International University, Miami, FL. AOS with honors, CIA.
General Manager, Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln, RI. Assistant General Manager/Food and Beverage Manager, Druid Hills Golf Club, Atlanta. Chief Operating Officer, Classic Cheesecake Wholesale Bakery, Atlanta. Director of Catering, Restaurant Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta. Cafe Manager, Omni International Hotel, Atlanta. Fine Dining Room Server, Hyatt Regency Miami. Waiter, Gordon Restaurant, Chicago.
CIA Faculty Member of the Year, 2011. Two Silver Medals, U.S. Chef’s Open Culinary Competition, Atlanta, 1990.
Advisory Board, Foodservice Educators Learning Community; CIA/Cornell Alliance.