Linda Pettine

Associate Professor,  College of Culinary Arts

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I strive towards student-centered learning in a nurturing environment, with high expectations and clearly-defined learning objectives.”

Bio

A graduate of North Adams State College and Johnson & Wales University, Linda Pettine spent 17 years in industry prior to changing her career to education.

Most of her industry experience was focused in the areas of fine dining and beverage operations. She has managed all aspects of restaurant front-of-the-house and has developed a passion for hospitality and guest satisfaction. Interim time was spent working for a wholesale beverage distributor representing a diverse portfolio of wine and spirits.

Pettine's past work experience has prepared her for her position with Johnson & Wales University. Her focus at JWU has been directed towards beverage education. She strives toward student-centered learning in a nurturing environment, with high expectations and clearly-defined learning objectives.

Pettine challenges her students to succeed in and out of the classroom. In an attempt to produce lifelong learners, she models a systematic and creative approach to learning and accomplishing goals. She endeavors to inspire future beverage professionals.

Certifications

  • Society of Wine Educators
    Certified Wine Educator (CWE)
  • Society of Wine Educators
    Certified Spirits Educator (CSE)
  • Wine Spirits Education Trust (WSET)
    Level III (Advanced)
  • Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC)
    Certified Cognac Educator
  • École du Vin de Bordeaux
    Certified Bordeaux Tutor
  • American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
    Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)
  • Society of Wine Educators
    Certified Spirits Specialist (CSS)
  • United States Bartender Guild
    USBG Spirits Professional

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Wine Educators (SWE), 2003–present
  • United States Bartenders Guild (USBG), 2013–present
  • Rhode Island Sommelier Society, 2016–present
  • ServSafe Alcohol, 2006–present