Wendy Stuart ’09, Educator and Entrepreneur

Degree: Associate of Occupational Studies Major: Culinary Arts Campus: Hyde Park, NY Casting a Wide Net Is it possible for the skills of an economist, chef, advocate, and entrepreneur to reside within one person? They sure can, and Wendy Stuart ’09 is living proof. Her journey to becoming co-founder of The Wide Net Project may seem circuitous, but each step brought her closer to the real … [Read more...]

Trey Foshee ’90

Degree: Associate in Occupational Studies Major: Culinary Arts Campus: Hyde Park, NY Hometown: Ojai, CA Sustainability is Possible Trey Foshee’s first job in the restaurant industry was mainly a way to support his passion for surfing. Through a family connection he was hired as a busboy at The Ranch House in Ojai, CA. The restaurant’s extensive gardens provided the kitchen with citrus, … [Read more...]

CIA Featured on NPR’s Living on Earth

NPR’s environmental program, Living on Earth, featured the CIA’s Hyde Park campus in an eight-minute feature that aired on public radio stations around the country the weekend of February 25. The story focused on how the college is leading the way in preparing the next generation of chefs to be stewards of the environment. Through interviews with students, faculty, and staff, reporter Jessica … [Read more...]