Thomas DeRosa

Associate Professor,  College of Food Innovation & Technology

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Professor Thomas Derosa
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Chef DeRosa is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America and The New England Culinary Institute. His vast career, includes many aspects of the food service, hospitality, and educational industry. He has held executive management positions for some of the country's top food service contractors, private country clubs, healthcare and ownership ventures. He is currently is a full time educator for the College of Culinary Arts, Charlotte campus. He primarily instructs freshman culinary lab courses.

Areas of Expertise

  • Culinary Arts
  • Restaurant and Hospitality Management


  • American Culinary Federation, Certified Executive Chef

Professional Memberships

  • American Culinary Federation

Courses Taught (Examples)

  • CUL 1015 Intro to Culinary Foundations
  • CUL 1035 Culinary Fundamentals
  • CUL 1055 Cooking in Today's Rest:Br & L
  • CUL 1115 The Sci of Cook & Sen Analysis