Chef Dina Altieri Named Dean of the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts

kendallChef Dina AltieriKendall College promoted Chef Dina Altieri to dean of its School of Culinary Arts. Altieri was a chef-instructor and associate professor at the college for seven years.

A veteran of the foodservice industry for nearly 25 years, Altieri's background includes working at the James Beard House in New York City; the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood, Calif.; Fino in Torrance, Calif.; Descanso in Hermosa Beach, Calif., and More Than A Mouthful, Inc., in Los Angeles. She is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y.

Altieri entered the education side of the hospitality industry in 1997, when she began working as a chef-instructor and department chair at California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena. From there, she went on to serve as associate dean and chef-instructor at New England Culinary Institute in Montpelier, Vt.

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