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Culinology® Club

·President 2009 - Present

·Member 2008 – Present


·Research Chefs Association – Student Member


Amanda is in her final year at California State University, Fresno.  She plans to graduate spring 2010 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Food and Nutritional Sciences: Culinology® option.  As President of the Culinology® Club she is enjoying having the opportunity to develop her leadership skills and is pleased with this year's activities and the involvement of her classmates thus far.  After graduation Amanda hopes to find a position where she can utilize all the skills she has developed during her college career.  She enjoys fast paced, hands on activities and is looking forward to a dynamic career. 


Joe Bezerra

Klause Tenbergen

Lonna Torrico

Linda Lopez

Courses Taken

Courses Taken that Pertain to the Food Industry:

  • Quality Assurance
  • Intro to Food Science
  • Food and Dairy Processing
  • Food and Dairy Chemistry
  • Food and Dairy Microbiology
  • Food Law
  • Food System Management
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Food Product Development
  • Quantity Foods

Work experience

Dec 2005Present

Student Assistant

California Agricultral Technology Institute

My duties at the California Agricultural Technology Institute include: reception, accounting support, the processing and filing of paperwork, and data entry.  I also maintain our online database to insure that all information is accurate and up to date.

Jul 2009Present

Cook/Kitchen Staff

Grand Occasions Catering and Banquet

As a member of the kitchen staff I participate in the preperation and presentation of food for a variety of events. 


Aug 2005Present

Bachelors of Science, Food Scienc and Nutrition - Culinology

California State University, Fresno

The Culinology® program is designed to prepare students for a career in food product development.  The program combines the culinary arts with the study of food science.


Multi-Line Telephone Operation
Is capable of answering, transfering and otherwise managing multiple phone lines. 
Use of Office Equipment
Proficient in the use of copiers, printers, fax machines and 10-key. 
Wtitten Communication
Food Preperation
Intermediate ability to slice, dice and chop with speed and accuracy and expert salad maker.   I am curently developing my grilling skills and more advanced food preperation methods.
Data Entry
My ability to find desired data and enter said data into an online or private database is advanced.
Microsoft Excell
Microsoft Word


Jun 2009Present

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Jun 2007Jun 2012


National Restaurant Association Education Foundation