Anthony J. Strianese is a professor for and chairperson of the Department of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism at Schenectady County Community College in Schenectady, New York. In 1998, he was presented with the State University of New York Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Administrative Services.
Mr. Strianese holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bryant College in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Mr. Strianese is a Certified Culinary Educator (CCE) and is a national evaluator for the American Culinary Federation Educational Institute. He is Food and Beverage Controller at the Downtowner Motor Inn in Albany, New York, Banquet Manager at the DeWitt Clinton Hotel in Albany, New York and is a Walt Disney World Coordinator. He also serves as an officer of Silent Butler Catering in Clifton Park, New York. Mr. Strianese is co-chairperson of the Education Committee of the New York State Hospitality and Tourism Association. He is also co-chairperson of the Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau. He serves as a judge for the NYSH&TA STARS of the Industry and as a judge for New York State Restaurant Association Outstanding employees. Mr. Strianese is a member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the Council on Hotel, Restaurant Institutional Education (CHRIE) and the National Restaurant Association (NRA).
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