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  • CIA Texas Faculty Bios

    The enthusiasm of these talented educators will inspire you throughout the CIA’s dynamic degree program. You’ll learn from award-winning chefs and bakers, accomplished beverage managers, top legal professionals, expert dietitians, and more. Explore the diverse CIA faculty at our Texas campus...


  • Educational Administration


  • Jose Frade-th
    Associate Dean—Degree Programs
    April Goess ’03, Managing Director—CIA Texas Campus.
    Managing Director—Texas Campus

  • Baking and Pastry Arts


  • Lilla Bernal '99, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts, San Antonio campus.
    Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Alain Dubernard, CIA Department Chair—Baking and Pastry Arts, CIA San Antonio.
    Professor and Team Leader—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Melissa Fritz, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Associate Professor—Baking and Pastry Arts
    Dr. Ela Poursani-th
    Instructor—Baking and Pastry Arts

  • Business Management


  • John Head
    Instructor—Business Management

  • Culinary Arts


  • Vincent Carvalho, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts, San Antonio campus
    Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
    No Photo-th
    Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Brian Krellenstein
    Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Will Packwood
    Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Uyen Pham.
    Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Ana Sofia Sada Cervantes, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts, San Antonio campus.
    Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Hinnerk VonBargen, CIA Associate Professor in Culinary Arts at our San Antonio campus.
    Professor and Team Leader—Culinary Arts
    Justin Ward, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Culinary Arts
    Assistant Professor—Culinary Arts

  • Hospitality and Service Management


  • Amandy Carranza, CIA Adjunct Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management, CIA Texas.
    Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
    Edward Casey '85, CIA Adjunct Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management, San Antonio campus.
    Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
    Daniela DaSuta-th
    Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management
    Samantha Fletcher, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management, Texas campus.
    Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management

  • Liberal Arts


  • Angela Covo-th
    Instructor—Liberal Arts
    Brandon Morgan-th
    Instructor—Liberal Arts
    Roberta Washburn-th
    Instructor—Nutrition and Food Safety
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    Phone: 845-452-9600