College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

Mr. Paul Magnant
M.B.A., Nova Southeastern University
Instructor
Tourism and Events Management

Contact Information

Send email to Mr. Magnant

Phone: 703-993-7077
Fax: (703) 993-2025
Email: pmagnant (@gmu.edu)

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Krug Hall 211-A
4400 University Dr.
MS 4E5
Fairfax, VA 22030

Profile

Televised Appearances

Montgomery College Television-“Food for Thought Show” demonstrated the essentials of home kitchen equipment for first time apartment renters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCR1Ad3rgQ

“Carpenter’s Shelter Thanksgiving”-Celebrity Chef Paul Magnant volunteering to prepare a meal for the hardest to serve, chronically homeless men and women. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrzcLIjz7mo

NBC’s Consumer Reporting with Liz Crenshaw-Cooking Mashed Potatoes for Thanksgiving: a comparison and qualitative evaluation of 5 leading brands.

NBC’s Consumer Reporting with Liz Crenshaw-Cooking Stuffing for Thanksgiving; a comparison and qualitative evaluation of 5 leading brands.

Tropical Cooking-Local Cable Cooking Show (St. Petersburg, FL)-A Floribean Thanksgiving Menu from start to finish

Workshops/Speaking Engagements

“Using Graphic Organizers to Support all Students”, 2019 Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

“Cost Control Strategy and Tools”, “Ration In Kind Hybrid Foodservice”, IFMA, Foodservice Ashore Conference, San Diego, CA

“Menu Design to Build Profits”, “Cost of Goods Tools-Flash Reports”, IFMA, Foodservice Ashore Conference, San Diego, CA

“Multi-Unit Management”, “Cost of Goods-Problem Identification”, IFMA, Foodservice Ashore Conference, San Diego, CA

“Demonstration of Knowledge”, Brown Bag Training for Environmental Health Professionals of; Fairfax County, VA, City of Arlington, VA, and City of Alexandria, VA.

Celebrity Guest Chef-The White House, Washington DC, Prepare menu and production for entire staff and daily visitors (over 140 covers) on May 14, 2008 in the White House Dining Room.

“Management Refresher”, ACF, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV “Cost Controls Refresher”, ACF, Regional Meeting, Williamsburg, VA

“Management Refresher Seminar”, ACF, Regional Meeting, Williamsburg, VA

“Teaching Techniques at an Art Institute”, The Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA

“Planning to Win-Building a Better Business”, ACF, Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA

“Producing Safe Food is Personal, Like Your Family”, Annual “Pro Start” Washington State High School Culinary Competition, Seattle, WA

“Food Code Adoption, How Science Becomes Law” Food Card Certification Train the Trainer Series, City of Seattle and King County Health Department, Seattle, WA

“Cost Control For Foodservice Educators” Foodservice Educators Network International (FENI) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

“Using Graphic Organizers to Teach Sanitation Management” Foodservice Educators Network International (FENI) Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA

“Foodservice Retail Workers are functionally an extension of Public Health”, Annual Food and Drug Administration Central Region Retail Food Protection Seminar, Williamsburg, VA

“Certification: Benchmarking your credentials & skills”, Foodservice Educators Network International (FENI) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

“Every Decision you make is a Financial One!” Colonial Williamsburg, Annual Food and Beverage Resort Operations Meeting, Williamsburg, VA

“Completing your FMP (Foodservice Management Professional) Certification Successfully”, Culinary Faculty of Johnson & Wales University, Norfolk, VA.

“The role of a foodservice worker as an extension of public health”, ACF-Tidewater, Norfolk, VA.

“Survival Skills for Supervisors”, National DMA, Annual Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

Research Interests

Presentations: Competitively (Peer) Reviewed conference Presentations with Published Astracts in Publicly Available Conference Proceedings

Harrison, T., Coleman, F., Somma, T., & Magnant, P. (2005, February). A Model for Delivering a Degree Completion Weekend BSMT Program Using Interactive Television & Asynchronous formats. Poster presentation presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science’s Educator’s Conference, Williamsburg, VA

Magnant, P., Beard, H., Goodman, J., & Plichta, S. (2004, November). Public Housing Community Health Fairs-Teaching Food Safety to Seniors. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, D.C. Goodman, J., Zhang, Y., Beard, H., Kopitzke, AM., Magnant, P., Plichta, S., Houseman. C. (2004). Community Health Fairs: Going Where the People Are. International Conference of The Network: Community-Campus Partnership for Health (CCPH) &Toward Unity For Health (TUFH), Atlanta, GA

Magnant, P., Beard, H., Goodman, J., & Plichta, S. (2004, October). Community Educational Program planning: Teaching Food Safety to Seniors Through Health Fairs. Concurrent session presented at the annual meeting of Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Tampa, FL

Harrison, T., Coleman, F., Somma, T., & Magnant, P. (2004, October). A comparison of a Traditional BSMT Program and a Degree Completion Weekend BSMT Program Delivered by an Interactive Televised Format. Concurrent session presented at the annual meeting of Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Tampa, FL

Magnant, P., Beard, H., Goodman, J., & Plichta, S. (2004, October). A Community Based Program: Teaching Food Safety to Older Americans Living in Public Housing. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of The International Society of Urban Health, Boston, MA. (Awarded Honorable Mention for Doctoral Category)

Magnant, P., Beard, H., Goodman, J., & Plichta, S. (2004, October). Seniors and Food Safety: Demonstration of Knowledge Levels in Public Housing. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of The Virginia Public Health Association, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA

Magnant, P., Frola, N. & Plichta, S. (2004, March). Platform presentation presented at the annual Old Dominion University College of Health Sciences Research Day, Norfolk, VA. (Awarded The Best Student Platform Presentation) Magnant, P., Frola, N. & Plichta, S. (2003, November). Teaching Food Safety to Culinary Students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA. (Awarded the First Place, Committee on Affiliates Student Poster Competition).

Magnant, P., Frola, N. & Plichta, S. (2003, October). Food Safety Training and Certification in Urban Environmental Health. Poster session at the annual meeting of the International Society of Urban Health, New York, NY. Magnant, P., Frola, N. & Plichta, S. (2003, October). Using Graphic Organizers to improve Certification scores in Sanitation Management. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Toronto, CA.

Magnant, P., Frola, N. & Plichta, S. (2003, September). Achieving Excellence in Food Safety Certification-Poster Presentation. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of The Virginia Public Health Association, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA. Harrison, T., Magnant P., & Beard H., (2003, March). Comparison of Synchronous and Asynchronous Delivery of MEDT classes. Poster session presented at the annual College of Health Research Conference, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA.

Recent Publications

Publications: Books, Chapters, Encyclopedia Entries, Articles and Technical Papers

Mill R.C., Pavesic D.V., Magnant P.F., (2009), Food and Beverage management, 2nd Ed, Custom for Michigan State University, Upper Saddle River, Nlj.: Prentice Hall [ISBN # 0-536-96907-8]

Walker J.R, Pavesic D.V., Magnant, P.F., Ninememeier, J.D., and Purdue, J. (2007), Master Series Foodservice Management, 1st ed, Upper Saddle River, N.j.: prentice Hall [ISBN # 0-536-30786-5)

Mangnat, P. The Importaqnce of Attending Seminars & Workshops, Hosiptality News, v19, (1), Janurary 2006

Manant, P.F., Beard, H., Goodman, J., Plichta, S.B., A Comunity-Based Progarm: Teaching Food Safety to Seniors, Journal of Urban Health, v82 (suppliment 2): ii54, June 2005

Magnant, P.F., & Pavesic, D. (2005), Graphic Organizer and STudent Study Guide to accompany, Fundamental Principles of Restaurant Cost Control 2nd ed, Upper Saddle River, NlJ.:Prentice Hall [ISBN # 1-13-114532-0]

Pavesic, D. V. & Magnant, P. F. (2005), Fundamental Principles of Restaurant Cost Ctonrol, 2nd Ed., Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall [ISBN # 1-13-114532-0]

Mangant, P.F. (2002), Graphic Organizer and Student STudy Guide to Accompany, Serv Safe Coursebook, 2nd Ed., Chicago, IL: National Restaruant Accociation Educational Foundation [given permission to produce]

Other Information

Certifications and Provessional Development

American Accademy of Chefs (AAC), Induction July 20, 2020, Dallas, TX

Chaine des Rotisseurs, Chef Rotisseur, Peripherique-Beltway Chapter

Certified Professional-Food Safety (CP-FS), NEHA (recertified 2015, 2017)

Approved Certification Evaluator (ACE), American Culinary Federation (recertified 2012-2017)

Certified Culinary Administrator (CCA), American Culinary Federation (recertified 2012, 2017)

Certified Culinary Instructor (CCI), Foodservice Educators Network International (indefinite)

Certified HACCP Manager/Auditor (CHM), National Sanitation Foundation (indefinite)

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE), AHLA-Education Institute (indefinite)

Certified Culinary Educator (CCE), American Culinary Federation (recertified 2007, 2012, 2017)

Certified Executive Chef (CEC), American Culinary Federation (recertified 2007, 2012, 2017)

Foodservice Management Professional (FMP) & Instructor/Proctor, NRA (indefinite)

Serv Safe® & Instructor/Proctor, NRA (recertified 2006, 2011, 2016)

Food Executive Program, Cornell University-Diploma

Certified Food & Beverage Executive(CFBE), AHLA-Educational Institute (indefinite)

Food Service Executive, Notre Dame University-Diploma