Prof. Karen Goodlad’s Profile

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Prof. Karen Goodlad
Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Hospitality Management
Office
N200
Academic interests

Wine and Beverage: Service: Hospitality

Bio

An Assistant Professor in the Department of Hospitality Management at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology specializing in food and beverage management. Recently she has taught Dining Room Operation, Wine and Beverage Management and Perspectives in Hospitality Management. In addition to her joy of teaching she is often found working with students as the Faculty Advisor to the Walt Disney World College Program Campus Representatives.

Finding it important to continually increase her understanding of the teaching and learning practices, she works as the Co-director of General Education for the Title V Grant, A Living Laboratory. Here she facilitates seminars for full-time and part-time faculty focused on Incorporating High Impact Educational Practices, Place Based Learning and Assessment Measures.

As an industry professional, Prof. Goodlad has become a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators where she is also a member. This certification is evidence of her passion for expanding her own knowledge about wine and beverages but also her desire to effectively teach the subject.

Prof. Goodlad is a member of the board of directors of Les Dames d’Escoffier the premier international organization of women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality. Here she finds pleasure in working on various committees throughout the organization and is the Co-Chair of the Scholarship Committee whereby she can help further the organization’s mission in support of education, advocacy and philanthropy.

It is through all her work that she seeks to provide endless opportunities for students to pursue their passions and attain their goals.

Phone
718-206-5638

My Courses

Urban Tourism

Urban Tourism

This course will examine urban tourism as a vehicle of urban renewal and economic regeneration. The roles of government, business, and the community will be explored as well as issues of development, management, the environment and social equity. New York City and Brooklyn will be evaluated as models for the development, challenges and opportunities of urban tourism.

The Art of Vegetarian Cuisine

The Art of Vegetarian Cuisine

Vegetarian cuisine focusing on culinary and dessert preparations utilizing grains, beans, plant proteins, vegetables, and dairy. Through classical and contemporary cooking techniques and styles, meal preparations will concentrate on balanced menus using plant-based ingredients that fit into three classifications: vegan, lacto and lacto-ovo vegetarian diets

HMGT2402s16

HMGT2402s16

Prof. Goodlad Leads students through an historical introduction to fermented beverages throughout the world. Study of beverage making and tasting procedures including jargon particular to the beverage trade.

Goodlad HMGT 1101 s16

Goodlad HMGT 1101 s16

An overview of the history, likely directions and organizational structure of the hospitality industry and its role in local, national and global economies. Students are introduced to the nature and scope of the hospitality industry, basic terminology, management concepts, career path explorations and the department’s mission and culture.

Wine & Beverage Management, Spring 15

Wine & Beverage Management, Spring 15

Prof. Goodlad Leads students through an historical introduction to fermented beverages throughout the world. Study of beverage making and tasting procedures including jargon particular to the beverage trade.

My Projects

Thomas Ahrens International Work/Study Programs—-Paris

Thomas Ahrens International Work/Study Programs—-Paris

Selected Hospitality Management students take part in an exchange program with students from Universite d’Evry during the month of June. This project presents first hand, the business of tourism, hotel management, cuisine and culture to our hospitality students at City Tech. During these 3 weeks our students are based in Paris and have had visits and conferences that included the Hotel de Ville, Rungis Market, Hotel George V, Patisserie Lenotre, Moet et Chandon in Champagne, Restaurant Le Grand Colbert, La Coupole and Le Vefour. Culture is investigated through the everyday experiences of living in Paris. Cuisine is formerly practiced in several culinary schools and informally experienced through day to day market shopping, tastings and restaurant dining. Each year students work on various walking tour assignments and have presented historic and cultural tours of various sites in Paris.

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

L4: Living Lab Learning Library

A virtual resource exchange of teaching practices

OpenLab Pioneers!

OpenLab Pioneers!

This project is a central hub of communication for the first group of faculty fellows in the “Living Lab” Title V grant. Westward, ho! (cc-licensed group avatar by HeedingtheMuses)

The Open Road

The Open Road

The Open Road is our place to highlight all that’s possible on the OpenLab. Join now to keep up on OpenLab news, events, and updates. Check our weekly In the Spotlight posts for a glimpse into the incredible work being done by City Tech students, faculty, and staff. Follow OpenLab News for announcements and site updates. And see our OpenLab Calendar for office hours, events, and workshops. You can find our workshop schedule and signup for workshops here as well. The Open Road is also a place for the OpenLab community (meaning you!). We would love your feedback, insight, and comments. Please send along anything on the OpenLab that you love! We are always available for any questions you might have. Email us anytime at openlab@citytech.cuny.edu!

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

The purpose of this project is to create a forum to ask questions, generate discussion, and share teaching materials, resources, and ideas about teaching and learning on the OpenLab. Avatar and site header image from Flickr user opensourceway.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu