Brian Kaywork '02

Brian Kaywork

BRIAN KAYWORK ’02 is the lecturing instructor of American Bounty Restaurant at The Culinary Institute of America. Brian’s curriculum involves topics ranging from operations, cost control, and management techniques to American culinary heritage and current events. After many years working shoulder-to-shoulder with the Hudson Valley’s farmers and artisans, he now uses his classroom and kitchen to highlight the variety that the Valley has to offer and advocate for deeper food connections on all levels. This can come in many forms: utilizing invasive species on the menu, highlighting sustainable practices, purchasing produce from small-scale farms, supporting student advocacy efforts, maintaining a seasonal menu that changes with the growing season, discussing food systems, and discussing the roles that hospitality professionals have within sustainability efforts.Brian is an active member of the faculty community at the CIA, serving on the Academic Technology and Facilities Committee and Faculty Search Committee. Additionally, he has been contributing to the Faculty Sustainability Working Group to enhance the sustainability impacts campus-wide. (Hyde Park, NY)