Hospitality Management

Student Resources

Student Resources

Hospitality Management Department

Academic Advisement Schedule

Spring 2022

Review the list of Hospitality Management academic advisors. To request an appointment during their listed advisement times, send an academic advisor an email using your City Tech email address. Include the following information:

  1. Full Name
  2. Emplid number
  3. Your preferred phone number
  4. The purpose of the academic advising session

General questions can be emailed to the Department hospitalitymgmt@citytech.cuny.edu.

Prepare for your virtual meeting with your Faculty Advisor:

  • have easy access to your current degree audit and past advisement worksheets
  • complete a “My Academic Career Planner” for the next two semesters
  • consider questions about course completion/progression and career opportunities/advancement
  • visit the HMGT Academic Advising Webpagefor resources unique to hospitality management students
Advisor Advisement by last name for students with less than 60 credits Advisement by area of focus for students with more than 60 credits Day and Time Location

Prof. Rosa Abreu
rabreu@citytech.cuny.edu

A - B

Food and Beverage Management

Wednesday 1-2:00 pm
Thursday 11:30-12:30 pm
Friday 3-4:00 pm

Virtual

Virtual


N 200

Prof. John Akana
jakana@citytech.cuny.edu

C

Hotel and Resort Management

Tuesday 10:30-11:30 am
Wednesday 4:30-5:30 pm
Thursday 4:30-5:30 pm

N 225B


Virtual

Virtual

Prof. Jean Claude
jclaude@citytech.cuny.edu

D - F

Culinary Arts

Monday 6-7:00 pm
Tuesday 2-3:00 pm
Wednesday 2-3:00 pm

Virtual or Phone
N 200

N 200

Prof. Mark Hellermann
mhellermann@citytech.cuny.edu

G - H

Pastry Arts

Tuesday 2-3:00 pm
Wednesday 1-2:30 pm
Thursday 1-2:30 pm

N 204

Virtual

N 204

Prof. Joanne Jacus
jjacus@citytech.cuny.edu

I - Le

Pastry Arts

Monday 2-3:00 pm
Tuesday 8-9:00 am
Thursday 5:30-6:30 pm

N 204

Virtual

Virtual

Prof. Ellen Kim
ehkim@citytech.cuny.edu

Lf - L

Hotel and Resort Management

Monday 2:30-3:30 pm
Thursday 4-6:00 pm

N 200

Virtual

Prof. Amit Mehrotra
amehrotra@citytech.cuny.edu

M - O

Tourism

Monday By Appt
Tuesday 10:30-11:30 am
Tuesday 2-2:30pm
Wednesday 10-11:30am

N 200

Virtual


Virtual

Virtual

Prof. Claire Stewart
cstewart@citytech.cuny.edu

P - R

Culinary Arts

Monday 5-6:00pm
Tuesday 10-11:00 am
Wednesday 10-11:00am

Virtual

Virtual

Virtual

Prof. Gerald Van Loon
gvanloon@citytech.cuny.edu

S - T

Food and Beverage Management

Wednesday 4:30-5:30pm
Thursday 10:30-12:00 pm

Virtual

Virtual

Prof. Robert Walljasper
rwalljasper@citytech.cuny.edu

V - Z

Culinary Arts

Wednesday 10:30-11:30am
Thursday 3:30-5:30 pm

Virtual

Virtual

Prof. Lynda Dias
ldias@citytech.cuny.edu

Transfer Students and Special Circumstances

Hotel and Resort Management and Transfer Students

Tuesday 4:15-5:15pm
Wednesday 8-10:00 am

N 225B

Virtual or Phone

Prof. Susan Lifrieri-Lowry
slifrieri-lowry@citytech.cuny.edu

Transfer Students

Pastry Arts and Transfer Students

Tuesday 4:30-5:30 pm
Wednesday 1:15-2:15 pm
Thursday 4:30-5:30 pm

Virtual

N 200

Virtual

Prof. Thalia Pericles
tpericles@citytech.cuny.edu

Transfer Students and Special Circumstances

Pastry Arts

Monday 4-6:00 pm
Wednesday 10-11:00 am

Virtual

Virtual

Are you seeking academic advising? Visit the Department of Hospitality Management's Academic Advising Website, a resource for students to plan their path to graduation. For more information, please contact us at HospitalityMgmt@citytech.cuny.edu.

Tea Club

Faculty Advisor - Karen Goodlad, Email - kgoodlad@citytech.cuny.edu

Student members explore tea essentials, including tea types, origins, processing, storage, history and what makes each tea unique. Club activities include the exploration of drinking tea as a social activity.

The Anna Nurse Culinary Workshop Series

Website - https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/annanurseclub | Email - annanurseclub@yahoo.com

Faculty Advisor - Joanne Jacus, Email - JJacus@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Each semester, students participate in a series of culinary demonstrations. Current industry professionals, many of whom are alumni, share their expertise and explore trends.

The American Culinary Federation (ACF), Big Apple Junior Chapter

Faculty Advisor - Robert Walljasper, Email - RWalljasper@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Students may become members of this nationally recognized chefs’ organization. Qualified students guided by ACF-member faculty participate in culinary competitions on the local and state levels. Students have the opportunity to participate in community service events and holiday meal preparation for community-based organizations.

Cooks in the Market

Faculty Advisor - Jean Claude, Email - JClaude@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Students explore farm-to-table, locavore and seasonal food production concepts and participate in broader community service and outreach events.

The Ambassador Club

Website - https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/groups/the-ambassadors-club

Faculty Advisor - Claire Stewart, Email - CStewart@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

The mission of the Ambassador Club is to provide opportunities for students to learn and hone leadership skills with an emphasis on event planning and event management. The Ambassadors will assist in the planning of, and be present at, selected events sponsored by the Hospitality Management Department with the intent of fostering and supporting a welcoming and professional environment.

Hospitality Garden Club

Website - https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/hospitalitygarden

Faculty Advisor - Mark Hellermann, Email - MHellermann@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Students volunteer in the Hospitality Garden, growing vegetables for use in culinary classes, and also participate in cooking and pastry demonstrations making use of local seasonal produce.

Aspiring Hotel Leaders Club

Website - https://www.facebook.com/HotelClub.CityTech

Faculty Advisor - Ellen Kim, Email - HEKim@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Student club offering opportunities for social interaction and networking with one another and faculty, staff and industry leaders. Club members participate in a variety of activities including hotel tours, workshops, speaker presentations and alumni panel discussions.

Spoons Across America Club

Faculty Advisor - Rosa Abreu, Email - RAbreu@CityTech.Cuny.Edu

Student members volunteer in NYC public elementary schools and greenmarkets to support experiential food and nutrition initiatives.

The Thomas Ahrens International Programs

The department offers two popular international programs; students in both degree programs are encouraged to apply. Participating students must have valid passports and, in some cases, visas.

  • The Paris Exchange Summer Study Program
    The department, in agreement with Université d'Évry Val-d'Essonne, provides a rich and varied learning and living opportunity for qualified students to earn six elective credits in international tourism and traditions of the French table. All requirements are detailed in a required meeting each February.
  • The International Work Program
    Selected students spend the summer months working as interns at resorts, hotels and restaurants in the United States and western Europe. With the generous support of the NYCCT Foundation and industry associations including Societé Culinaire Philanthropique de New York, Inc., Paris Gourmet and U.S. Chef’s Ski Club, students receive a stipend.

For more information contact Thalia Pericles — TPericles@citytech.cuny.edu

The hospitality management department is a designated recruitment site for the internationally respected work/study program presented by Disney. Selected students earn 12 college credits through a balanced learning, living and earning environment in Orlando, Florida, supported by online coursework.

For more information contact Karen Goodlad — KGoodlad@citytech.cuny.edu