School of Hotel, Culinary Arts

and Tourism Faculty

Thomas Alicandro, InstructorThomas P. Alicandro, Instructor
B.A., State University of New York at Albany;
Certified Hospitality Educator, Certified Executive Chef


David Brough, DeanDavid E. Brough, Dean
A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College; B.S., University of Nevada at Las Vegas; M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany; Certified Executive Chef, Certified Culinary Educator

Susan Hatalsky, ProfessorSusan Hatalsky, Professor
A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S. State University of New York College at Oswego;
Certified Executive Chef; Certified Culinary Educator


Ellen Heekin, Senior Technical SpecialistEllen J. Heekin, Senior Technical Specialist
A.A.S., A.O.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S., State University of New York College at Brockport;
Certified Executive Pastry Chef


Paul Krebs, ProfessorPaul V. Krebs, Professor
B.S., University of Maryland at College Park;
M.S., State University of New York College at Oswego;
Certified Culinary Educator


Jay Larkin, InstructorJames Larkin, Instructor
A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S., Purdue University
Health Communications TIPS Certified Instructor


Ingrid O'Connell, ProfessorIngrid C. O’Connell, Professor
A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S., Niagara University; M.S., State University of New York at Albany



John O'Connell, Instructor John L. O’Connell, Instructor

A.O.S., A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S., State University of New York at Albany



Kim Otis, Instructor Kim Otis, Instructor
B.A., Springfield College;
M.S., Rochester Institute of Technology


Robert Payne II, InstructorRobert L. Payne II, Instructor
A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
CEC Certified Executive Chef



Michael Stamets, CEC, InstructorMichael Stamets, CEC, Instructor
B.B.A., State University of New York at Delhi;
Certified Executive Chef


Holly Storm, Technical SpecialistHolly Storm, Technical Assistant
A.S., A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S., Rosen College of Hospitality Management



Toby Strianese, Professor Anthony J. Strianese, Professor

B.S., Bryant University; M.S., College of Saint Rose;
Certified Culinary Educator,
State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Professional Services, 1998

Rocco Verrigni, ProfessorRocco G. Verrigni, Professor
B.S., LeMoyne College; M.S., State University of New York at Albany;
State University Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2004



Kim Williams, Associate ProfessorKimberly S. Williams, Associate Professor
A.A.S., Schenectady County Community College;
B.S. State University of New York College at Oswego

 

Make a Reservation at the
Casola Dining Room

Call Heath Jock, our reservation specialist, at (518) 381-1391. Reservations are taken for ALL meals beginning at 10:00 a.m. exactly two weeks in advance of the desired date that you would like to dine with us.