Cheryl Preyer

HeadshotRosemary Trout, Department Head, Culinary Arts & Food Science, Drexel University

Session: Women Leaders: Taking Charge of Your Career


Get to Know Rosemary

Rosemary Trout is Program Director and Assistant Clinical Professor of Culinary Arts & Food Science at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During her ten years at Drexel, Rose taught and wrote laboratory exercises for introductory level food science, food microbiology, food composition, and sensory analysis courses. As Program Director, Rose helped to establish the Center of Food & Hospitality Management in 2017. She has done research in anti-oxidant properties of fruit juices, chocolate sensory appeal, and is currently working on food sustainability and reduction in food waste-centered curriculum with colleagues through the James Beard Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation. Rose lives with her husband Joe Trout Ph.D., who is a physicist at Stockton University, in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia.