Katherine Polenz, CIA Professor—Culinary Arts

Faculty Bio: Katherine Polenz ’73

Culinary Arts
Professor—Culinary Arts

BPS, State University of New York, Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY. AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Professional Background:
Chef, Shire at Culverton Adult Care Facility, Rochester, NY. Kitchen Supervisor, Rochester Jewish Home and Infirmary (Kosher facility), Rochester. Assistant Foodservice Director, Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ. Executive Chef, National Hotel, Frenchtown, NJ; Sergeantsville Inn, Sergeantsville, NJ; Beekman Arms, Rhinebeck, NY. Meat Cutter, Maresca and Sons, Sergeantsville. Chef de Cuisine, Good Enough to Eat, High Falls, NY. Chef/Owner, The Pampered Palate, off-premise catering (specializing in nutritional food preparation).

Taste of the Hudson Valley 1988, appetizer/soup category; The Ginsberg’s Award 1987.

Women Chef and Restaurateurs. ACF. Past Vice President and Committee Chair, Mid-Hudson Culinary Association.

Vegetarian Cooking at Home

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