Burch, Deb

Email: BurchDA@alfredstate.edu
Department: Culinary Arts
Office Location:School of Applied Technology
Office Phone: 607-587-3119


•National Restaurant Association Education Foundation 

  Sanitation & Food Safety, ServSafe Certification & Certified Proctor, 1998-07


•Culinary Institute of America 

  Artisan Bread, 2004 

  Individual Pastries, 2003 


•International School of Confectionery

  Ewald Notter Instructor 

  Chocolate Decoration I, 36 Hours, 2002 


•Empire State College, 2004-06 


•Buffalo State College 

  Continuing Education 1999-02 


•Alfred State College  AOS Degree Food Service, 1979 


•Belmont BOCES  Food Service Certificate (2,000 hours)


Teaching Overview

Professional Experience
  • Alfred State College School of Applied Technology

Assistant Professor,  2000-07

Bakery Assistant, Culinary Arts, 1997-99 

  • Cuba – Rushford Central School, Cuba  NY
Teachers’ Aide, 1997 
  • Burch Family Fashions, Cuba NY
Owner, Operator, 1995-97 
  • The Hut Restaurant, Hinsdale, NY
Bakery/ Manager, 1985-95 
  • Market Basket, Cuba NY
Bakery Assistant, 1976-79                                                 

Publications and Events
Honors and Awards
Nominated Freshman Advocate, 2000

Faculty Senator, 2002-07

Member, Automatic External Defibrillator Task Force

Commencement Student Marshall, 1997-07

Member, Promotion & Tenure Task Force, 2006-07

Advisor, Skills USA, 2004-07

Advisory Board Member, Greater Southern Tier BOCES, 2003-07

Member, 40th Anniversary Committee, Wellsville Campus

Other Information

Camp Alfred, 2004-06

Secondary Skills USA Competition Coordinator & Judge, 1999-07

State Coordinator for Bakery Competition, Post Secondary Skills USA, 2001-07