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Sandra A. Kapoor, American restaurant management educator. Named to Outstanding Young Women in American, 1981; grantee Southwest State University, 1977, 78, 79, 84, 85, California State Polytechnic University, 1988, 89, 90, 91, California Restaurant Association, 1991, 94, 95, 97, 98; Maternal and Child Health fellow Department Public Health, University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1975-1976, National Institute Foodsvc. Industry fellow, 1983.


Kapoor, Sandra A. was born on September 10, 1952 in Madison, South Dakota, United States. Daughter of Curt and Harriette (Ochs) Kaiser.


Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science, South Dakot State University, 1974;M. Public Health Nutrition, University of Minnesota, 1976;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1986.


Food service director/chef Project Newgate, St. Paul, 1974-1975. Consultant dietitian Tracy (Minnesota) Hospital, 1978-1979. Instructor Culinary Institute American, Hyde Park, New York, 1979-1980.

Coordinator continuing education programs and adjunct faculty instructor Department of Vocational and Technology Education, University Minnesota, St. Paul, 1981-1983. Consultant/seminar director/trainer Pomona, California, since 1976. Associate professor hotel, restaurant and institutional management Southwest State University, Marshall, Minnesota, 1976-1986.

Owner/operator Kebabi Restaurant and Bar, Kebabi Cafe, The Caterers, Minneapolis, 1984-1991. Assistant professor hotel, restaurant and institutional management Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1986-1988. Professor School Hotel and Restaurant Management California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, since 1988.

Cook SAGA Foodsvc., Brookings, South Dakota, 1970-1974. Food service director/chef Elks Youth Camp, Brainerd, Minnesota, summers 1974-1975. General manager, executive chef Minnesouri Club and Resort, Alexandria, Minnesota, summers 1976-1977.

Director nutrition Weight Reduction Resort, Camp Camelot, South Hampton, New York, summer 1980. Lecturer in field.



Member American Dietetic Association (registered), California Dietetic Association, American Culinary Federation, Chefs de Cuisine, National restaurant Association, California Restaurant Association, Hospitality and Tourism Educators, Pacific Hospitality and Tourism Educators, Roundtable for Women in Foodsvc. (Pace Setter award 1991).


Married Tarun Kapoor.

Curt Kaiser

Harriette (Ochs) Kaiser

Tarun Kapoor.