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Jeffrey Miller

Miller, Jeffrey
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Colorado State University
Dept. of FSHN Campus Delivery 1571
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1571

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Program involvement
Dietetics Master's Degree - Instructor


Jeffrey P. Miller has 20 years of experience in the foodservice industry and is currently an associate professor and program director for the hospitality management program at Colorado State University.  He was a chef in the Kansas City area for most of his culinary career and did his culinary internship at The American restaurant in Kansas City, Mo.  Miller received his formal culinary training at the New England Culinary Institute. He holds a master’s degree from Kansas State University in hotel, restaurant, and institution management and a doctorate in educational leadership from Colorado State University. 

Prior to teaching at CSU, Miller was the program director for culinary arts and foodservice management at Utah State University.  While at Utah State, he was active in the Beehive Chef’s Association Chapter of the American Culinary Federation where he was nominated for the ACF National Chef Professionalism Award. 

He was awarded the CSU Alumni Association Best Teacher Award in 2007. In 2017, he was named the CAFÉ/Sysco Culinary Educator of the Year.

Since becoming a teacher, Miller has done research in teaching methods, sustainability in the hospitality industry, alcohol beverage management, food and culture, and heritage/culinary tourism.


Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies, Colorado State University, 2006
M.S. in Institutional Management, Kansas State University, 1995
A.O.S. in Culinary Arts, New England Culinary Institute, 1988
B.G.S. in History, University of Kansas, 1983