Baltimore International College (BIC) welcomes Eric Frauwirth, M.Ed., CHE, as the new dean of culinary and culinary-management programs. Frauwirth has several degrees from Johnson & Wales University, including an associate degree in baking and pastry, a bachelor’s degree in foodservice education, a bachelor’s degree in foodservice management, and a master of education in education computing and technology leadership. He is currently pursuing his doctorate of education degree in educational leadership at Argosy University and has been certified by the American Hotel and Lodging Association as a Certified Hospitality Educator.
Frauwirth’s career has taken him around the country for jobs in the culinary industry and higher education. His pastry background brought him to bakeries in places such as Naples, Fla., and the world famous Sun Valley Resort. His educational postings have included New York Institute of Technology, California School of Culinary Arts (Pasadena) and Johnson & Wales University (North Miami).
Frauwirth has held other recent administrative positions, such as director of the International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California-Sunnyvale and dean of students at Broadview University.
A passion for sustainability in foodservice and farm-to-table menus is on the forefront of Frauwirth’s initiatives. In a previous position, he partnered his culinary program with Earth Box and The Growing Connection to raise money and awareness for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.