Educators

Darcy Sala ’01, Chef-Instructor at BOCES

Darcy Sala ’01, Chef-Instructor at BOCES

Darcy Sala is contagious. Sit down with her and talk for a few minutes about food and you can't help but catch her unbridled enthusiasm and passion for the culinary profession, and especially for her alma mater. "Wow, being at the CIA was a great experience," she gushes. "Every day I'd get up three hours early to be ready for classes. I can cry thinking about how wonderful it was to be around … [Read more...]

Eve Felder ’88, Managing Director CIA Singapore

Eve Felder ’88, Managing Director CIA Singapore

After wearing many hats during her tenure at the CIA, Chef Felder is presently managing director of the college's newest campus in Singapore. Chef Felder is building the first bachelor's degree program in culinary arts in Singapore. An avid supporter for the advancement of women in the hospitality industry, Chef Felder has played an integral role in growing the presence of organizations such as … [Read more...]

Andrea Zelen ’89, Pâtisserie and Baking Department Chair,
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

Andrea Zelen '89, Pastry Chef at American Brownie Co.

Degree: Associate in Occupational Studies Major: Culinary Arts Campus: Hyde Park, NY Hometown: Winter Garden, FL Andrea Zelen’s long and varied career has brought her numerous accolades. With all that she’s accomplished in an industry that she loves, Chef Zelen has recently embarked on a new challenge—passing along her expertise to the next generation. As Pâtisserie and Baking … [Read more...]