John Farrish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Animal Science Food and Nutrition
Office Phone: 618 | 453-5192
Building Location: Quigley Hall, Room 213-D
Dr. John Farrish is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition. He teaches a variety of courses in Hospitality Management, including Food and Labor Cost Control and Facilities Management. Dr. Farrish had a twenty-five-year career in the hospitality industry, managing food and beverage operations in major hotels in both San Francisco and Las Vegas as well as in independent restaurants. After leaving the hospitality industry Dr. Farrish earned his Ph.D. degree at the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Dr. Farrish is a member of a variety of academic and professional organizations and is an officer of the International Hospitality Information Technology Association. He is the author of the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s primer on food and beverage information systems and his research has been published in highly regarded peer-reviewed academic journals including the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management and the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education.