Dr. Johnson Ogun

Current:              Director of Culinary Arts

                          Professor of Culinary Arts Management

                          University of North Alabama,  Florence, Alabama

Previous:             Holiday Inn corporation managed by Cooper/C.S.S Hotels,

                          Servico Hotels, United Inns, and Brock Hotels

 Education:          The University of Alabama, Ed.D. (Higher Education Administration)

                          Western Kentucky University, MSc (Hotel and Restaurant Management)

                          Western Kentucky University, BSc. (Finance)

 

Bio:

A strong combination of culinary experience and management skills coupled with instructional experience.  Dr. Ogun is Bi-lingual, result driven and highly motivated professional with exceptional leadership skills.  Dr. Ogun is a hands-on team player with the ability to work hard under pressure.  Being knowledgeable of both the front and back of the house operation in the hospitality industry, Dr. Ogun is an excellent professor who motivates students.

 

Prior to joining University of North Alabama faculty, Dr. Ogun worked in the hospitality industry for over twenty-seven years in the capacity of General Manager, Director of Food & Beverage operation, and Executive Chef for hotels with over 200 full-service rooms with over 13,000 square feet of meeting space at different locations. 

 

Dr. Ogun’s experience at the hospitality industry includes but not limited to responsibility for a smooth transition of new hotel accusations, supervision of multimillion-dollar hotel renovations, and responsible for supervising and training all department heads in completing budgets and holding department heads accountable for results in their respective departments.  As a culinary and hospitality professional, Dr. Ogun consistently meets or exceeds company goal and objectives.  

 

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Position:
Director, Culinary Arts Management, Professor of Culinary Arts Management 

Education:
Ph.D 

Contact: Director, Culinary Arts Management 

Office 309, Culinary Center, East Campus

Office 110, Connie D. McKinney Center

Phone: 256.765.6920 E-mail: jaogun@una.edu