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Culinary School Stories

62 EpisodesProduced by Dr. Colin Roche, PhD, MBA, CEC, CCE, FMP, CHEWebsite

Culinary School Stories is a podcast with engaging interviews that shares the stories of people from around the world that have an association with a culinary school in some way. Every week we bring you the best stories from people around the food service world whose lives have been influenced, impa… read more

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Story #009 - Greg Gorgone

NAME: Greg Gorgone

CULINARY SCHOOL AFFILIATION: Johnson & Wales University, Providence, RI

BIO: Gregory Gorgone, CDM, CFPP, FMP is a graduate and former Chef Instructor of Johnson & Wales University with over 34 years of experience in food service and hospitality management. With a successful track record in the restaurant and hospitality industry, Greg has brought his unique insights and leadership style to the healthcare industry to deliver a more patient centered, culinary driven experience while still keeping careful focus on financial objectives and Resident/Patient Satisfaction Scores. 

During the initial stages of his career, Greg quickly transitioned from Executive Chef to restaurant and hotel general management to hospitality and restaurant development. Energized by the recent changes in healthcare foodservice, Greg has been helping transform the healthcare world to a more hospitality based foodservice model. Greg has developed and implemented operational policy and procedures for all types and sizes of operations. In addition to his operational experience, Greg has managed concept development projects, kitchen design plans and grand openings for hotels, restaurants, QSRs and healthcare operations.

Greg has been a speaker and presenter at regional and national conferences for the Association of Food and Nutrition Professionals (ANFP), the Association of Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) and DMA’s “Good to Best” Conference, as well as the Alumni Association at Johnson and Wales University. Greg’s goal is to provide hospitality driven food service environments that improve the lives of patients, residents and caregivers.

Contact Info / Social Media:

Email: greg@thepineappleacademy.com

Website: www.ThePinappleAcademy.com


ABOUT THE SHOW: Culinary School Stories is a weekly podcast with engaging interviews that shares the stories of people from around the world that have an association with a culinary school in some way. Each episode we bring you the best stories from people around the food service world whose lives have been influenced, impacted, touched and/or enriched, for good or for bad, from their culinary school experience. And this Podcast is dedicated to telling their story!

From current students and alumni, to faculty and administrators, to family members and employers, this interview style podcast allows for longer, more in-depth, open discussions about issues, stories and tales surrounding culinary school. We hope you will sit with us, listen in and learn what each of our guests has to say as we talk to them about their relationship to culinary school, as well as their journey, the people who helped them along the way, and their dreams for the future. Join us as we ask and discover, “What’s your culinary school story?”


RATINGS / REVIEW: If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review and ratings on Apple Podcasts / iTunes if you have an iPhone or iPad. It takes less than 30 seconds, and it really makes a difference in spreading the word, getting new listeners and guests, as well as sponsors!

To do so, in the Apple Podcasts app, search for the show, tap or click it, then scroll down to the “Ratings & Reviews”; tap the amount of stars you want to give; tap on “Write a Review”; create a headline; write your review; click “Send”.


SPONSORSHIP: Interested in sponsoring the podcast?

Companies & Businesses please contact us at: culinaryschoolstories@gmail.com

Individuals can donate through Patreon! Please support the show at: https://www.patreon.com/DrProfessorChef

If you contribute just the price of a cup of coffee a week, you will be helping to support the hosting, purchasing, creation and production of our episodes and shows that we produce and give away for free.


RESOURCES:

Audience Response Hotline: (207) 835-1275 {Comments, Suggestions or Questions)

CSS Podcast Website: http://www.culinaryschoolstories.com

Chef Educator Podcast Website: http://www.chefeducator.com

Main Website: http://www.chefroche.com

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/DrChefColin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrProfessorChef

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChefRoche

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/DrProfessorChef


NOTE: If you want to share your culinary school story in a future episode, all you have to do is go to http://www.culinaryschoolstories.com and download the guest questionnaire at the bottom of that page. Once you fill it out, email it back to us. After we review it, we will be back in touch to set up a date and time to talk!


MUSIC: "Family Montage" by Biz Baz Studio, YouTube Audio Library

Culinary School Stories is a proud member of the Food Media Network! Copyright 2020



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