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Faculty and Staff

Culinary Arts and Food Science Faculty

Contact

Research & Teaching Interests

Jon Deutsch
Professor

jdeutsch@drexel.edu
215.571.4461
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Food Studies
  • Culinary Education
  • Product and Recipe Development
Jasreen Sekhon
Assistant Professor

jks333@drexel.edu
215.895.6255
Research & Teaching Interests

  • Value Added Processing
  • Co-Product Utilization
  • Process Development
  • Food Chemistry
  • Effect of processing on quality of food products
  • STEM Higher Education
Traud
Assistant Clinical Professor Hospitality Management, Program Director Hospitality Management

michael.j.traud@drexel.edu
215.895.0922
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Italian Cuisine
  • Korean Cuisine
  • Hospitality Law
Rosemary Trout
Assistant Clinical Professor Culinary Arts & Food Science, Program Director Culinary Arts & Food Science

rek23@drexel.edu
215.895.6025
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Food Labeling and Regulations
  • Food Safety and Sanitation in Food Service and Food Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Customer Service
Assistant Clinical Professor, Culinary Arts & Food Science


Research & Teaching Interests
Ziccardi
Assistant Teaching Professor

charles.bryan.ziccardi@drexel.edu
215.895.2994
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Kitchen Gardening
  • Food Sustainability
  • Classic Italian Cuisine and Culture

Associate Professor Emeritus

aphandel@drexel.edu
215.895.2411
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Food Chemistry
  • Lipid Chemistry
  • Food Analysis
Affiliate Faculty, Assistant Professor of Nutrition

Brandy-Joe.Milliron@drexel.edu
215.762.8542
Research & Teaching Interests

  • Community Nutrition and Health Promotion
  • Environmental Influences of Dietary Intake and Physical Activity

Culinary Arts and Food Science Adjunct Faculty

Name & Position

Craig Laban

Restaurant Critic
Philadelphia Inquirer

Brian Lofink

Executive Chef
The Sidecar Bar and Grille, Kraftwork and Kermit's Bake Shoppe

Richard Pepino

Executive Chef
Drexel's Academic Bistro

Catherine Peyrot des Gachons, PhD

Research Associate
Monell Chemical Senses Center

Marc Vetri

Chef/Owner
Vetri Family of Restaurants

Paul Wise, PhD

Associate Member
Monell Chemical Senses Center

Hospitality Management Faculty

Contact

Research & Teaching Interests

Forristal
Associate Professor

linda.j.forristal@drexel.edu
215.895.0908
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Paul ONeill
Assistant Clinical Professor, Hospitality

pgo27@drexel.edu
215.571.3619
Research & Teaching Interests
Traud
Assistant Clinical Professor Hospitality Management, Program Director Hospitality Management

michael.j.traud@drexel.edu
215.895.0922
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Italian Cuisine
  • Korean Cuisine
  • Hospitality Law
Rosemary Trout
Assistant Clinical Professor Culinary Arts & Food Science, Program Director Culinary Arts & Food Science

rek23@drexel.edu
215.895.6025
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Food Labeling and Regulations
  • Food Safety and Sanitation in Food Service and Food Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Customer Service

Hospitality Management Adjunct Faculty

Name & Position

James A. Bardi, EdD, CHA

Former Faculty Member
Penn State Berks, Hotel & Restaurant Management Program

Benjamin Shaw Lemoine

Wine Writer and Educator

Matt Muessig

Director of Human Resources
Garces Group

Clare Pelino

President
Profile Public Relations

Fred Stein

Senior Partner
The Creative Group, Inc

Bob Trimble

Proprietor
The Wine Guy ® LLC / La Lumière Sélections

Staff

Contact

Diane M. Karch, Center Administrator

Diane M. Karch

Center Administrator

dmk66@drexel.edu
215.895.0913

Richard Pepino

Executive Chef, Academic Bistro

rvp22@drexel.edu
215.895.0965

Kelly Quigley

Senior Academic Advisor

kdn35@drexel.edu
215.895.0904
Gianna Shikitino, Marketing & Enrollment Coordinator

Gianna Shikitino

Marketing and Enrollment Coordinator

gls58@drexel.edu
215.895.2836

Alexandra Zeitz

Manager, Food Lab

atz25@drexel.edu
215.571.4088