Sharon Thompson: New director named to head Sullivan's hospitality studies center,Sharon ThompsonJune 24, 2014 

David Dodd will head Sullivan's National Center for Hospitality Studies.

Chef David Dodd has been named executive director of National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University. He now oversees food and beverage operations at the Lexington and Louisville campuses, as well as The Bakery at Sullivan University retail and wholesale operations, Juleps Catering, and Winston's Restaurant.

Dodd joined NCHS in 2002 as the chairman of the weekend and evening program. He received his Master Chef and Master Pastry Chef diplomas from the City and Guilds of London Institute. Queen Elizabeth II awarded Dodd membership to the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his services to the culinary profession. He served more than 20 years in the British Army, including eight years assigned as Special Commitment Chef to the Royal Household, which included designing and creating Princess Anne's wedding cake, her children's christening cakes, and other assignments at Windsor Castle. Go to


Sharon Thompson: (859) 231-3321. Twitter: @FlavorsofKY.

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