MVCC has named Vincent Petronio director of hospitality courses

Mohawk Valley Neighborhood Faculty has named Vincent Petronio director of hospitality systems in the College of Business enterprise & Hospitality.

Petronio is an completed government chef and entrepreneur in the Mohawk Valley, who with his small business associates introduced the restaurant mōtus in downtown Utica. He acquired a bachelor’s diploma in culinary arts administration with a target in beverage administration at the Culinary Institute of America. Though in school, he labored at Blue Hill at Stone Barns under Chef Dan Barber, where he designed and refined his enthusiasm for area, sustainable, and handcrafted food stuff and beverage. After graduation, Petronio returned to the Mohawk Valley and honed his craft though functioning at The Tailor and The Prepare dinner as a sous chef, chef de cuisine, and providing immediate supervision to all kitchen area employees. With mōtus, he strives to bring with each other an approachable ambiance with a high-quality of cuisine and service uncovered at the most celebrated establishments in the place.

In his new role at the college, he aspires to aid the subsequent technology of chefs attain their educational and professional plans in the hospitality industry and is enthusiastic to give back again to the Mohawk Valley, in which he was born and raised.

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