Donald Schoffstall

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Donald Schoffstall (Dr. Don) teaches food and beverage management and general hospitality management courses on the Charlotte campus and graduate courses in management and human resources online. He previously taught at LCB Institute of Culinary Arts in Pittsburgh and online for East Carolina University. Dr. Don earned his Ph.D. in hospitality management from Iowa State University focusing on hospitality education and hospitality human resource issues. He previously earned an education specialist degree from Liberty University and a master’s degree in instructional leadership from Robert Morris University. Additionally, he earned a bachelor’s degree in culinary nutrition and an associate’s degree in culinary arts from Johnson & Wales University in Providence.

Dr. Don has a diverse background throughout the hospitality industry working in both front and back of the house positions in various locally owned and nationally owned chain restaurants and other establishments over the span of 13 years. His expertise and research interests include: hospitality education, food service management and operational issues and HRM.