Faculty Advisor - Karen Goodlad, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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
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
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
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