Rebecca Joyner is a chef and culinary director with more than 20 years of experience in all areas of the food service industry. Since 2005, Rebecca has worked for Brock & Company as the Director of Dining Services at the Darrow School, a progressive independent school in New Lebanon, NY. As part of her job, Rebecca oversees all aspects of Dining and Catering for the school community. In keeping with the school’s Shaker history and commitment to sustainable practices, Rebecca has worked hard to De-institutionalize the dining experience, and she actively promotes sustainable agriculture through on-campus teaching and community outreach. Her commitment to sustainability reaches far beyond campus; her husband Wyn is a second-generation family dairy farmer producing for Agrimark and Cabot. In addition to her management responsibilities, Rebecca teaches Individualized Independent Studies in Culinary & Hospitality focusing on sustainability; her students have had a 100% acceptance rate to prestigious culinary arts programs including The Culinary Institute of America, Johnson & Wales and University of Central Florida. Prior to joining Darrow School, Rebecca was the Catering & Events Manager at the Blanchard Campus Center at Mt Holyoke College, and the Chef Owner of a Catering Company & restaurant. She has worked on numerous regional and national events. She is deeply committed to the intertwining values of great food, family, and education for all.