Atlanta Art Institute, Atlanta, Georgia  
Culinary Arts Program  GPA 3.9 (out of 4.0)                                      

Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Advanced Certificate in wines and spirits
Awarded with distinction                                                                    

Wake Forest University School of Law  1980 
Graduated top half of class                                                    Juris Doctor Degree   

Pennsylvania State University 1976-1977
Graduate studies in English literature

Susquehanna University 1972-1975
English Literature  
Graduate Magna Cum Laude                                                 Bachelor of Arts Degree

Studio Assistant 1969-1971
Somerset Photography Studios, Somerset, NJ

Culinary and Hospitality 
Related Activities   
The Art Institute of Atlanta, Certificate of Appreciation Culinary Arts, 2005 
New England School of Culinary Arts, Burlington, Vermont, 2004 
Ragusa Cooking School, Sicily, Italy, 2003 
Cooking School, Provence France, 1999
Cooking School, Cote d’Or France, 1996 
Cooking Classes Capital City Club, Atlanta, Georgia 1998-2003
Member , Gourmet Cooking Club, 1995 to Present 
Wine Judge, Atlanta, International Wine Summit, 2000 to 2019  

Culinary Awards   
Gold Medal – Barron Garland Culinary Knowledge Bowl, ACF, Southeast Region – 2006
Silver Medal – Barron Garland  Culinary Knowledge Bowl, ACF, National – 2006
Best Portfolio, Art Institute of Atlanta Facilities Portfolio Show, 2006

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