EdD, Columbia University, NYC. MA, Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC. BPS, AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY. Higher Certificate in Wines, Spirits, and Liqueurs, International Wine Center, NYC.
Sommelier/Dining Room Manager, Lutèce Restaurant, NYC. Dining Room Manager/Captain, Oceana Restaurant, NYC. Catering Manager, Back-of-the-House Manager, Restaurant Associates at Goldman Sachs, NYC. Assistant Beverage Manager, The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, NYC. Lead Line Cook, Jared Coffin House, Nantucket, MA. Night Shift Supervisor, Espresso Café, Nantucket, MA. Chef/Manager, Restaurant Talisma, Belém, Pará, Brazil.
Julius Wile Scholastic Achievement Award. Jacob Rosenthal Leadership Award. The Culinary Institute of America Scholastic Achievement Award. Aramark Award for Baccalaureate Study.