Series of Success
Profiles Includes Husband-and-Wife Team at Three Little Pigs
Hyde Park, NY – The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY
has launched a new series of short video profiles in select U.S. markets. The videos
showcase successful alumni and highlight the breadth of career tracks within
the food world in which CIA alumni have become leaders.
In Washington, DC, the featured alumni are Carolina Gomez
and Jason Story, the husband-and-wife owners of Three Little Pigs Charcuterie
& Salumi. A perfect pairing, they met as students
in Wine Studies class at the CIA and would become partners in both business and
life. Carolina earned her bachelor's degree in culinary arts management in
2011. Jason earned his associate degree in culinary arts in 2010. Three Little
Pigs specializes in hand-crafted meats from locally sourced animals. Even the
pickles and condiments are made in the store.
The "Food is Life" video with Carolina and Jason is
available on YouTube.
This first group of video shorts also features Gretchen
Thomas, wine and spirits director for Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant group
in Connecticut; Greg Vernick, owner and chef at Vernick Food & Drink in Philadelphia; and Michael
Ferraro, executive chef and partner at Delicatessen and Macbar in New York City.
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Carolina Gomez (Photo credit: Shelley Noeldechen and Nicolas Kleczewski/CIA)
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Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is an independent,
not-for-profit college offering associate and bachelor's degrees with majors in
culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and culinary science, as well as
certificate programs in culinary arts and wine and beverage studies. As the
world's premier culinary college, the CIA provides thought leadership in the
areas of health & wellness, sustainability, and world cuisines &
cultures through research and conferences. The CIA has a network of 45,000
alumni that includes industry leaders such as Grant Achatz,
Anthony Bourdain, Roy Choi, Cat Cora, Dan Coudreaut, Steve Ells, Johnny Iuzzini,
Charlie Palmer, and Roy Yamaguchi. The CIA also offers courses for
professionals and enthusiasts, as well as consulting services in support of innovation
for the foodservice and hospitality industry. The college has campuses in Hyde
Park, NY; St. Helena, CA; San Antonio, TX; and Singapore.
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