No matter what your opinions or thoughts are about any current or former president of the United States, when you are offered an opportunity to cook for one, it is a thrilling moment. The memory of President William Jefferson Clinton’s trip to the Chicago area on August 15, 2000 might be just a memory, but the day was an exhilarating time. The details of the menu are a state secret, because honestly, I do not recall the details. I just remember that it was a vegetarian menu and that President Clinton liked Starbucks “Light Note.”
At Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education, our classes are taught by skilled professionals who have real-life work experience. Our MS – Criminal Justice program is no exception. One of our professors — Murray Widener, DPA — is a seasoned law enforcement veteran and academic scholar who brings life-like scenarios into the online classroom.
Johnson & Wales University professor Scott Richardson’s career has spanned continents (he began his hospitality and culinary studies in London) and he has cooked for a U.S. president. Here’s how he brings his immense industry background industry to the online classroom, stays connected to industry trends — and his favorite way to unwind.