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Certificate in Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems
Bainbridge Graduate Institute
New York Institute of Technology
Culinary Institute of America
Tony and his family moved to Bainbridge Island in 1998. He had been an executive chef in some of the nation’s top restaurants working for a number of celebrity chef-owners. Eventually he became a corporate chef for a large food service company, and later a college culinary instructor with specialties in French and Italian cuisine, pastries and artisan breads. He achieved the designation of Certified Executive Chef in 2003.
In 2008 Tony graduated with an MBA in sustainable business from Bainbridge Graduate Institute, which fostered a career change. After an internship at Holland America Line in the environmental management department, he moved to Town & Country Markets Inc. where he is now the Sustainability Director. His responsibilities include assessing, promoting and coordinating T&C’s commitment to the triple bottom line. He leads their environmental stewardship education and serves as a resource to all departments on sustainable purchasing. As a US Green Building Council LEED Green Associate, Tony continuously improves T&C’s resource management. Tony is also a board member of the Puget Sound Regional Food Policy Council.