Director of Culinary Arts Program & Chef-Instructor
Chef Brian graduated from L’Academie de Cuisine’s Culinary Arts Program in 1987. In addition to working in some of the finest restaurants in Washington, DC, Chef Brian began teaching recreational classes at L’Academie de Cuisine in 1991. Chef Brian joined L’Academie’s professional program teaching staff in 2008 and was appointed Director of the Professional Culinary Arts Program in 2015. Chef Brian appears often on the stage of the Smithsonian American History Museum in support of their Food History initiatives; he also writes for Bethesda Magazine and The Washington Post.
Before beginning his culinary career, Chef Brian graduated from the University of Chicago with a BA in Music.