CV/ Resume

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

FINBackground:
Trainer and Corporate Chef
Dr. Schar USA
Bonta D’Italia Food Service Gluten-Free Training Program
(Europe’s #1 Gluten Free Food Company) January 2013-Present

Culinary Manager
Gluten and Allergen Free Expo – 2008-2012 (Chicago and Dallas)

Kitchen Manager
Autism One/Generation Rescue Culinary Day- 2009-2011 (Gluten and Casein Free)

Gluten Free Consultant:
American Celiac Disease Alliance, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, Sweet Ali’s Gluten Free Bakery, Special Eats, Beth Hillson (Food Editor of Living Without Gluten Free Magazine), Rose’s Wheat Free Bakery, Egg Harbor, D’Agostino’s Pizza and Pub, Coffeecake Connection and Cumin and Clove.

Presentations/Teaching Experience:
Autism One/Generation Rescue Conference -Presenter
“Build on the Foundation of Great Cooking – Gluten/ Casein Free” 2011

Holistic Mom’s Network, Natural Living Conference – Presenter
“Going Gluten Free” 2012

Williams Sonoma – Corporate Chef
Teach the weekly culinary classes – 2009-Present

Sysco Corporate Headquarters – Presenter and Cooking Demonstrations
Food Service Gluten Free Workshops – 2013

Accenture – Speaker/Presenter
Webinar – SHAPE “Dietary Trends”  Health and Wellness Employee Program – 2013

 

Awards:
2011 and 2013  Catch the Spirit Award – Williams Sonoma Corporate

2012 Gluten Free “Foggy Awards” Nominee – “Top 40 under 40” Gluten and Allergen Free Expo Culinary Manager

Professional Affiliations

American Culinary Federation

Pediatric Celiac Center of Advocate Children’s Hospital   – Board member Council of Advisors

Published:
Food Industry News Magazine
“Gluten Free in the Restaurant Industry Rises” April 2013
April 2013 – Pg. 27

 

Food Industry News Magazine
“Top 10 Things you need to know to Tap into the Gluten Free Market”
http://issuu.com/foodindustrynews/docs/fin_may_2014_web
May 2014 – Cover / Page 47

 

Media Mentions:
The Examiner – Article by Andrea McCarthy

Gluten Free Greenbean

Gluten Free Betsy

Cybele Pascal

No Gluten No Problem

MarketWatch – Wall Street Journal – (Schar Bonta d’Italia Gluten-Free Training Program)