Frances Burnett

Professor

JWU Faculty Since 1993

Contact Info

Email
frances.burnett@jwu.edu
Phone
980-598-1456
Campus
Charlotte

About Frances

Growing up in California, Professor Frances Burnett worked in many retail and grocery store bakeries and delis. When she started her career with Marriott International, she traveled and worked as a task force trainer, opening new hotels around the world. After becoming one of the first female Certified Master Bakers in America, a Certified Executive Pastry Chef with the ACF and a Certified Hospitality Educator, she went on to earn a Master’s Degree from Columbia College and a Doctorate in Education in Instructional Leadership. Recently, she has received a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from Winthrop University and was the Past President and one of the founding executive board members of the Les Dames d’Escoffier, Charlotte Chapter.

Chef Frances Burnett is the representative for the University Outcomes Assessment Committee liaison for the Charlotte Campus. She has taught her way through baking & pastry and culinary lab courses and is now teaching academic courses in the College of Food Innovation & Technology (CFIT).

Education

  • Ed.D., Instructional Leadership, Argosy University
  • M.Ed., Divergent Learning, Columbia College
  • B.S., Foodservice Education, Johnson & Wales University
  • A.A.S., Baking & Pastry Arts, Johnson & Wales University

Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. John Dewey

Courses

  • FSM2045 Introduction to Menu Planning and Cost Controls
  • FSM2025 Food & Beverage Cost Controls
  • FSM3040 Food Servce Financial Systems
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Extra Curricular Roles

Editorial Committee for Bakers Rack, Retail Bakers Association 2008-2012
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Honors And Awards

  • Special Merit Award, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2004