Faculty & Staff


Faculty & Staff Directory Listing

Full Time Faculty

Richard Kugelmann, Division Director Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, and Baking and Pastry Arts programs
James Bowen, CEC, CFBE, Culinary Arts Program Chair
Bill Lassiter, CEC, CCE, Instructor
Pamela Roberts, CEC, CCE, FMP, CFSM Instructor
Richard Spellman, CFBE, SPHR, CHE, Hospitality Management Program Chair
Tessia Harman , CEPC,  Baking & Pastry Arts Program Chair
Dan Cheatham, CEC, Instructor
Amy Bowen, Charlotte Cooks Program Developer

Robert Marilla, CEC, Instructor

Jess Cochran, CEC, Instructor

Kimberly Stoll, CEPC, Instructor

Tanya Beauvais, CEPC, Instructor

Full Time Staff
Laurie McCoy
Amy Bowen
Kathryn Fry, CPC, CC

Sandy Birmingham

Beth Thompson-Peace, CC, CPC

John LaTour, CPC


CC - Certifed Culinarian
CPC- Certified Pastry Culinarian
CCE - Certified Culinary Educator
CEC - Certified Executive Chef
CEPC - Certified Executive Pastry Chef
CFBE - Certified Food and Beverage Executive
FMP - Foodservice Management Professional
SPHR - Senior Professional of Human Resources
CHE - Certified Hospitality Education
CFSM - Certified Food Safety Manager