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Culinary productions executive

Abigail Kirsch, American Culinary productions executive.

Background

Kirsch, Abigail was born on January 22, 1930 in Brooklyn. Daughter of Joseph and Mollie (Langbert) Greenberg.

Education

Bachelor, Adelphi University, 1951. Culinary certified, Cordon Bleu, Paris, 1967. Culinary certified, Culinary Institute America, 1968.

Career

Founder, owner, chef, instructor, Abigail Kirsch School Cookery, Chappaqua, New York, 1964-1975; founder, Abigail Kirsch Culinary Prodns., Ltd., Tarrytown, New York, since 1975; chef, owner, Abigail Kirsch's Husband's Place, Chappaqua, 1975; owner, operator, Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill, Tarrytown, New York, since 1989.

Membership

Board directors Westchester County Association, White Plains, New York, 1997-1999, March of Dimes West Division, White Plains, 1989-1990. Member executive board Food Patch of Westchester, Millwood, New York, 1993-1997. Annual gala advisor Westchester Community College, Valhalla, New York, 1990.

Member Culinary Institute American (chair educational policies committee 1988-1995, secretary 1991-1993, vice chair 1993-1995, trustee emeritus since 1995), Les Dames d'Escoffier International (secretary New York chapter 1995-1996, president 1996-1998, international president since 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, swimming.

Connections

Married Robert B. Kirsch, June 19, 1951. Children: Richard, James, Billy, Jo-Ellen.

father:
Joseph Greenberg

mother:
Mollie (Langbert) Greenberg

spouse:
Robert B. Kirsch

child:
James Kirsch

child:
Jo-Ellen Kirsch

child:
Richard Kirsch

child:
Billy Kirsch