Dana Beninati, MMH '15
Dana Beninati is a chef, instructor, and third level sommelier based in New York, NY. She makes her kitchen into a classroom and will teach you to master your own! Her recipes are inspired by her travels and life as a first generation American cook. Her approach to food is clear - she simplifies techniques to give you the confidence to cook any meal and pair it with a perfect glass of wine. You can watch her do just that on Food Network Kitchen and learn more at www.DineWithDana.com. She is most passionate about teaching, to home cooks or young people to whom the culinary world can provide a lifelong path to stability and success. She has traveled the world cooking and competing in different kitchens, including the #1 Restaurant in the World. Dana holds a Masters in Hospitality from Cornell University, class of 2015, where she also served as a member of the Food & Beverage Faculty.