Jennifer Purcell '96, Interim Dean—School of Business and Management

Faculty Bio: Jennifer Purcell ’96

Educational Administration
Dean—School of Business and Management
Certification Credentials: CHE

Education:
EdD, The George Washington University, Washington, DC. MSc, The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. BPS, AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Professional Experience:
Director of Education, CIA Greystone, St Helena, CA; Associate Dean of Restaurant Education and Operations, CIA, NY, Assistant Professor in Business Management, CIA, NY. General Manager, Sodexho at Showa Boston, Jamaica Plain, MA. Retail Manager, Sodexho at Denver University, Denver, CO. Food Service/Production Manager, Sodexho at Bentley College, Waltham, MA. Senior Food Service Manager, Sodexho at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Teaching Assistant, CIA, NY. Cookbook Editing Assistant, CIA, NY. Executive Chef, Kaffeehaus Restaurant, NYC. Banquet Chef, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, NYC, Executive Chef, La Luna Ristorante, Bethesda, MD. Sous/Banquet/Executive Restaurant Chef, Hyatt Regency Hotels & Resorts, Washington, DC and Reston, VA. Sous Chef/Management Trainee, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Miami, FL and Gaithersburg, MD. Chef de Partie, Park Place Suite Hotel, Boca Raton, FL. Commis Chef, Ladbrokes Seven Hills Hotel, Cobham, England.

Awards:
Women of Influence in the Food Industry, Griffin Report of Food Marketing, 2015. Jacob Rosenthal Leadership Award, CIA BPS, August 1996. President’s Humanities Award CIA BPS, August 1996.

Member:
Eta Sigma Delta International Hospitality Management Honor Society. Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (CHRIE).

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