William (Bill) Briwa, CIA Chef-Instructor, Culinary Arts

Faculty Bio: William M. Briwa ’80

Culinary Arts
Professor—Culinary Arts
Education and Credentials: CEC

Education:
AOS, CIA, Hyde Park, NY.

Apprenticeship:
Ketterers Bakery, NYC.

Professional Background:
Executive Chef, Wine Spectator Greystone Restaurant, St. Helena, CA. Chef de Partie, The French Laundry, Yountville, CA. Resident Chef, The Hess Collection Winery, Napa, CA. Chef-Instructor, Napa Valley College, Napa. Baker, Pastry Chef, Cook, Knickerbockers, St. Helena. Puppeteer, Magical Moonshine Theater, Yountville. Owner/Operator, Palmers Café, St. Helena. First Cook, Domaine Chandon, Yountville. Personal Chef, Christian Brothers Winery, St. Helena. Baker, Great Chefs of France at Robert Mondavi Winery, Oakville, CA; SugarHouse Bakery, St. Helena. Roundsman, Royal Sonesta Hotel, New Orleans, LA.

Awards:
CIA Faculty Member of the Year, 2014. Best Webcast, Savoring the Best of World Flavors DVDs, James Beard Foundation, 2009, 2007.

Member:
ACF. Past Board Member, Napa Valley Farmers’ Market.

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Phone: 845-452-9600