Chef Anthony Mandriota, Culinary Arts Degree Chair, Nossi College of Art and Design

Chef Anthony Mandriota MS. CEC

Culinary Department Chair

Chef Anthony Mandriota, a culinary expert with a passion for Italian and French cuisine, started his culinary journey in Astoria, Queens. Guided by his grandmother’s principles, he emphasizes using the best ingredients and a visually appealing presentation. Anthony’s career spans diverse locations, from the Catskill region in New York to Key Largo, Florida, where he embraced the richness of local seafood.

His educational journey includes degrees in Hospitality Administration and Hospitality Management, culminating in a Master of Science in Hospitality Management. Anthony discovered his love for teaching during his Master’s program and became a full-time instructor at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Later, he served as the Culinary Department Chair at the Art Institute of Tennessee.

Recognized for his outstanding contributions, Anthony received awards such as the American Culinary Federation Bill James Award and Chef of the Year in 2014. He holds certifications, including Certified Executive Chef (CEC) and ServSafe dual certification.

Now the Department Chair of Nossi College of Art’s Culinary Arts Program, Anthony continues to impart his culinary wisdom and expertise, earning acclaim from publications like the Boston Globe and Food Arts Magazine.

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