Nossi College of Arts Adds Chef Tom Eckert to Culinary Arts Program

Chef Anthony Mandriota teaches a culinary workshop

Nossi College of Arts, which launched its new culinary arts degree program earlier this year, has just announced Tom Eckert as its newest advisory board member 

Eckert currently serves as the corporate chef for Morph Hospitality Group, co-founded by Maneet Chauhan and responsible for Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Mockingbird, Tánsuŏ and Chaatable 

Eckert states in a Nossi press release, “We not only want to help shape the students’ skills, but also guide them through what we call 'kitchen psychology.' 

“We have a great advisory board," Nossi culinary director Anthony Mandriota tells the Scene.

Alongside Eckert on Nossi’s culinary arts advisory board are Tabor Luckey and Cory Coleman, who are president and director of operations at Luckey Hospitality respectively; Garrett Pittler center of plate specialist US Foods; Bonnie Mason, talent acquisition at Ryman Hospitality Group; Andrea Duncan, restaurant manager at Ole Red Nashville; and Donald Ferguson, executive chef at Bluegrass Yacht and Country Club.

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