Connor White's Resume
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Major: Global Track in Food Studies with concentrations in Media & Cultural Analysis as well as Advocacy

Connor White's Resume

Connor White
Address: 75 Ralph Ave. Apt. 3C  Brooklyn, NY 11221
Cell:------------ Email: ------------
Website: ------------ LinkedIn: ------------/in/connor-white-03b194116/


New York University (New York, NY)
Master of Arts, Global Track in Food Studies, Cum Laude May 2019
• Concentrations: Media & Cultural Analysis / Advocacy
• Immersive Education Trips:
o Global Food and Cultures: Mexico (in collaboration with UPAEP)
o Global Food and Cultures: Shanghai (in collaboration with NYU Shanghai)
o New Orleans Food, Culture, and Identity

The University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
• Certificate of Completion, The Urban Food Experience Summer 2018
o Published course research through ------------ on Dutch Food Certifications

The Culinary Institute of America (Hyde Park, NY)
• Bachelor of Professional Studies, Applied Food Studies, Cum Laude May 2016
o Global Cuisines & Cultures of France

• Associate in Occupational Studies, Culinary Arts Apr. 2015
o Editor-in-Chief & Contributor to CIA’s school news outlet La Papillote


New York University Steinhardt (New York, NY) Spring Semester 2019
• Instructor of Recitation for Food & Identity
o Lead weekly courses to a class of over 20 undergraduate students in which I offer insight on global cultural food and identity theories, connecting my real-world experiences with both contemporary and classical academic scholarship
o Serve as a liaison for NYU professors and administration to the students I instruct
o Aid in curriculum development aimed toward a group of undergraduate students from diverse academic fields and backgrounds
o Grade students work, providing constructive feedback for learning and improvement

Public Kitchen by Jean-Georges, Public Hotel (New York, NY) Jun. 2017 – Nov. 2017
• Line Cook: Grill, La Plancha, Breakfast/Brunch – Egg Station, Catering
o Responsible for maintaining and operating various kitchen stations by upkeeping par recipe stocks for various dining services and during peak service hours
o Prepare specialty orders for VIP diners, media dinners, and high profile clientele

GST BOCES Bush Education Center (Elmira, NY) Sep. 2016 – Jun. 2017
• Long-Term Substitute Culinary Arts Instructor
o Offer insight on food studies theory and culinary practice to aid in curriculum development aimed toward a diverse group of high school juniors and seniors

The Cellar, ME Winebars, LLC (Corning, NY) May 2016 – Jun. 2017
• Line Cook – Expeditor – Recipe Developer
o Responsible for preparing daily specials, maintaining par stock of menu components, organizing various kitchen stations, and overseeing/training incoming staff members
o Organize timely and orderly flow of food from the restaurant staff to the guests
o Accommodate customers with a wide range of dietary restrictions

Organizations & Community Involvement

Another Helping Kitchen, Founder & Organizer
High Steaks Media Company: Dishrag Magazine, Contributing Writer
This Queer Kitchen, Featured Chef
Jewish Food Society, Event Worker and Catering Assistant
NYU Food Studies / Global Food & Cultures, New Student Orientation Representative
Food Studies Graduate Society at New York University
Eat Offbeat (NYC United Nations Event), Server and Catering Assistant
CIA Applied Food Studies, Project Coordinator and Volunteer
Slow Foods Club at The Culinary Institute of America
La Papillote Newspaper at The Culinary Institute of America, Contributor & Editor-in-Chief
American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Team Captain

Projects & Online Sample Work

Personal Online Portfolio: ------------
LinkedIn Profile: ------------/in/connor-white-03b194116/
“Etic Perceptions of China's Alcohol Culture”: ------------
“Meeting the Faces That Power Our Industry”: ------------
“Little Armenia: Reclaiming Cultural Identity in a New Land”: ------------
Familial Analysis on Armenian Culture & Cuisine:
CIA Applied Food Studies Education Garden: ------------/ciaeducationgarden
Restaurant Marketing Sample Website: ------------/the-upstate-south

Publications (Links available via LinkedIn)
“Unseen Clockwork: Restaurant Laborer Realities”
Featured in Dishrag Magazine Issue 1: Open 24HRS Spring, 2019
“A Myth Dispelled: On the Bread Eaters of Shanghai”
Featured in Dishrag Magazine Online Essays Dec. 20, 2018
“Dutch Certifications: Inside Amsterdam’s Food Chain”
Featured in ------------ Aug. 21, 2018
“Land Reform & Nationalist Development in 20th Century Mexico”
Featured in NYU Steinhardt blog for Global Food Cultures: Mexico 2018 Apr. 13, 2018
“The Externship Hunt”
Featured in La Papillote via The Culinary Institute of America Student Blog Jan. 20, 2014

Accomplishments & Scholarships

CIA Student Spotlight: ------------
CIA Presidential & Dean Scholarships
CIA High Achievement Scholarship
Mark Twain Scholar
John Stossel National Essay Contest Scholarship, Finalist
New York State ProStart Competition Scholarship, Team Captain and Finalist
Horseheads Kiwanis Club Student

Advocacy, communications, cultural studies, education, food systems, humanities, media/publishing