Paul Bocuse

The Culinary Institute of America salutes the life and legacy of the most important chef in history—Paul Bocuse. We are deeply saddened by his passing, but have been greatly enriched by his friendship and will continue to be inspired by his example. He was the greatest ever. Au revior M. Paul. Merci Bocuse!

Willa Y. Zhen, CIA Lecturing Instructor—Liberal Arts

Faculty Bio: Dr. Willa Y. Zhen

Liberal Arts
Professor—Liberal Arts
Education and Credentials: CHE

PhD, University of London, England. MA, University of Sussex, Brighton, England. BA, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA.

Professional Background:
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of London. Contributing Writer, Time Out Eating and Drinking Guides: London; that’s PRD. Sub-Editor, Polyvocia: The SOAS Journal of Graduate Research. Research Assistant, China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN).

Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery: Cherwell Food History Studentship, 2009. Culinary Historians of New York Scholar's Grant, 2008. Universities' Committee China in London Grant, 2008. Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, 2006–2007.

American Anthropological Association. SOAS Food Studies Centre. Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition. Society for East Asian Anthropology.

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