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  • CIA California Faculty Bios


  • Educational Administration


  • Thomas Bensel, CIA Managing Director, Educational Administration
    Managing Director—California Campus
    Adam Busby, General Manager—CIA at Greystone, CA
    General Manager—Greystone
    Robert Jörin, CIA Professor and Team Leader—Baking and Pastry Arts, California campus.
    Associate Dean—Degree Programs
    Jennifer Purcell '96, CIA Educational Administration at Greystone, Director—Education
    Director—Education

  • Baking and Pastry Arts


  • Aaron Brown, CIA Chef-Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Stephen L. Durfee, CIA Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts, Calfornia campus.
    Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Steven E. Isaac, CIA Chef-Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Wendy Sherwood, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts

  • Culinary Arts


  • Almir Da Fonseca, CIA Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Professor—Culinary Arts
    William Heubel, CIA Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Associate Professor—Culinary Arts
    Paul Irving, CIA Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
    Lars Kronmark, CIA Professor—Culinary Arts, Greystone campus, CA.
    Professor—Culinary Arts
    Sarah Linkenheil, CIA Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
    Kelly M. Mills, CIA Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
    Rebecca Peizer ’00, CIA Associate Professor—Culinary Arts, California campus.
    Professor—Culinary Arts
    Michael Wille
    Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts
    Thomas Wong ’86, CIA Professor and Team Leader—Culinary Arts, California campus.
    Professor—Culinary Arts
    Ken Woytisek, CIA Chef-Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Professor—Culinary Arts

  • Hospitality and Service Management


  • Robert Bath, CIA Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies, California campus.
    Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies
    Christie Dufault, CIA Instructor—Wine and Beverage Studies
    Professor—Wine and Beverage Studies
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    Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
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    Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
    Dustin Rogge, CIA Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
    Associate Professor—Hospitality and Service Management
    Michael Wolf, CIA Assistant Professor—Hospitality and Service Management, California campus.
    Associate Professor—Hospitality and Service Management

  • Liberal Arts


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    Instructor—Liberal Arts
    Sanna Delmonico, CIA Instructor—Nutrition and Food Safety, California campus.
    Instructor—Nutrition and Food Safety
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    Instructor—Liberal Arts
    Dr. Jeffrey Klopatek-th
    Instructor—Liberal Arts
    Nancy Willis, CIA Adjunct Instructor—Art and Design
    Instructor—Art and Design
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    Phone: 845-452-9600