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College of Applied Science and Technology
(formerly Summit College)

Lawrence Gilpatric, M.S., CEC, CCE, CHA, FMP

Lawrence Gilpatric, M.S., CEC, CCE, CHA, FMP

Title: Professor, Hospitality Management
Department: Business Technology
Office: Polsky 183-J
Phone: 330.972.5393
Fax: 330.972.5525
Email: gilpatr@uakron.edu


Biography

Mini Bio

Professor Gilpatric has been at The University of Akron since 1995. Prior to that he was an Instructor of Culinary Arts and then Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management at Gateway Community and Technical College in New Haven, Conn., for seven years. 

He has 20 years of hospitality industry experience as a country club manager, restaurant manager, chef, banquet chef, line cook, breakfast cook, bartender, waiter, and maitre d' hotel. 

Education

  • Master of Science, Organizational Management Central Connecticut State University
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Charter Oak State College, Connecticut
  • Associate in Science, Hotel Food Service Management Manchester Community-Technical College, Connecticut
  • FMP; Foodservice Management Professional National Restaurant Association
  • FMP; Foodservice Management Professional National • CEC; Certified Executive Chef
  • CCE; Certified Culinary Educator American Culinary Federation

Additional graduate courses completed at:

  • The University of Akron
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • The University of Connecticut
  • The University of New Haven


Research Accomplishments

Professional Certifications

  • CHA; Certified Hotel Administrator American Hotel/Motel Association
  • FMP; Foodservice Management Professional National Restaurant AssociationFMP; Foodservice Management Professional National Restaurant Association
  • CEC; Certified Executive Chef
  • CCE; Certified Culinary Educator American Culinary Federation

Education

A.S., Manchester Community College; B.S. Charter Oak State College; M.S., Central Connecticut State University, 1991


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